Sarah Townsend is the author of Setting the Wire: A Memoir of Postpartum Psychosis (The Lettered Streets Press, April 2019). Her essays have appeared in The Writer in the World and Pitkin Review, and a coauthored paper with Elisabeth Young-Bruehl serves as a chapter in Subject to Biography: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Writing Women’s Lives. Sarah received her MFA in creative writing from Goddard College, her MA in counseling psychology from Northwestern University, and is a graduate of the College of Letters at Wesleyan University. Setting the Wire has been featured on Beyond Well with Sheila Hamilton, The Ish with Cameron Dezen Hammon, and in the Chicago Review of Books. Sarah writes and teaches in and around Seattle, WA.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Guest Speaker

November 5th, 2019

St. Martin's University

Lacey, WA

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Lighthouse Writers' Conference & Retreat

Februrary 14-17, 2020

Goddard College MFAW

Alumni Association

Port Townsend, WA

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Training and Reading

Februrary 12th, 2020

1-4:00pm

NAPS Doulas

Seattle, WA

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Launch of Holyoke

Reading Series

November 6th, 2019

5 - 7:30pm

Seattle, WA

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Postpartum Psychosis:

An Evening Clinical Discussion & Reading

November 13th, 2019

6:30-8:30pm

Simkin Center at Bastyr Univerisity

Seattle, WA

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When Motherhood Means Madness

Readings & Education on Postpartum Psychosis

November 17th, 2019

2-4:00pm

Rose City Book Pub

Portland, OR

Baby Blues Connection

Give! Guide Donation $10

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