About

SarahJewellsmallSarah T. Jewell is a poet and storyteller living in Jersey City, NJ. She has a chapbook from dancing girl press that was published in March 2017, titled How to Break Your Own Heart. She has studied poetry under the guidance of wonderful mentors, including Elaine Sexton, David Groff, and Tina Chang. In the summer of 2016 she participated in the writer’s conference The Writer’s Hotel in NYC, where she got the chance to work with Tim Seibles, Wes McNair, and Marie Howe. In 2015, a poem of hers, A Prayer for Provenance, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors of Bird’s Thumb. She enjoys moderating the Jersey Plums weekly poetry workshop every Saturday at 11am at Gia Gelato, 281 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, NJ. Please RSVP on Meetup if you plan to join in.