Sarah Messer

Sarah Messer
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Author of Red House: Being a Mostly Accurate Account of New England’s Oldest Continuously Lived-In House (Viking, 2004) and the poetry collection Bandit Letters (New Issues, 2001), Sarah Messer has received fellowships and grants from organizations including the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has appeared in journals such as the Paris Review, the Kenyon Review, and Quarterly West, as well as several anthologies, and her second collection of poems, Dress Made of Mice, was published by Black Lawrence Press in October 2015. She lives in Michigan, where she is director of One Pause Poetry.

First posted: July 15, 2005

Last modified: June 6, 2016