Sarah Herrin (they/she)
queer / runner / survivor
poet based in Colorado
Herrin writes about the various forms of love, surviving sexual trauma, toxic relationships, and most importantly, healing. Her work emphasizes the beauty of nature and the curative powers within each of us.
Sunday Mornings At The River, 2022
One Thousand Good Answers takes Herrin’s first collection and, using the blackout method, creates a whole new body of work.
In the wreckage of new trauma, and with a determination to heal,
Herrin revisits the old experience of abandonment and betrayal to rewrite her own self-love story.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
From the Deep South to Southern France – Pacific Northwest to the Front Range.
Sarah Herrin (they/she) is a queer non-binary poet based in Boulder, Colorado. They achieved a BFA at the Savannah College of Art & Design, majoring in Sequential Art and Creative Writing, and studied in Southern France.
She is a trained gemologist, cat-dad & plant-mom, runner, and Bowie-lover. A self-professed workshop junkie, they regularly attend virtual writing sessions with Community Building Artworks, Hugo House, Lighthouse, The Poetry Lab, and A Very Important Meeting.
Herrin is the cofounder & editor of Beyond The Veil Press, and the author of three chapbooks, one digital zine, and one full collection.
- One Thousand Good Answers (Sunday Mornings At The River, 2022)
- Anti-Muse (Beyond The Veil Press, 2021)
- I Can Make A Poem Out Of Anyone (self-published digital zine, 2020)
- The Oceanography of Her (Papeachu Press, 2019)
- One Thousand Questions (And No Good Answers) (self-published, 2018)
Beyond The Veil Press, 2021
Anti-Muse is a unique collection of poetry by Sarah Herrin, expressed with full-color illustrations by artist Josiah Callaway.
These poems will take you on a journey from the darkest depths of heartbreak and betrayal, to the reclaiming of self and purpose. Originally only available in hardback through Kickstarter, this is the revised paperback.
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
My favorite kind of media is that which allows or invites me to emote, and I have found so many in this collection that does just that. Sarah’s poems are emotive and connecting – many poems in this book have nurtured my spirit.
– LR via Etsy, on I Can Make A Love Poem Out Of Anyone