About

Sara Batkie is the author of the story collection Better Times, which won the 2017 Prairie Schooner Prize and is now available from University of Nebraska Press. She received her MFA in Fiction from New York University in 2010. Her stories have been published in various journals, received mention in the 2011 Best American Short Stories anthology, and, most recently, honored with a 2017 Pushcart Prize. She was born in Bellevue, Washington, grew up mostly in Iowa, and spent her most recent decade in Brooklyn, New York. Currently she is serving as the spring Writer in Residence at the Kerouac Project in Orlando, Florida. 

If you’re an agent interested in considering her work, or an editor or reader who wants to connect, please shoot her an email at sarabatkiewriter[at]gmail[dot]com

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