Author Sarah Townsend ’90 Returns to Discuss Memoir

An interview with Sarah C. Townsend about her memoir, "Setting the Wire"

September 24, 2019, by Jiyu Shin, Contributing Writer

Townsend ’90 Discusses New Memoir at Bookstore with McCrea ’21

by Cynthia Rockwell • September 29, 2019

the fish

Click to listen to Sarah's interview with writer/musician Cameron Dezen Hammon.

A Lyrical Memoir About Postpartum Psychosis

An interview with Sarah C. Townsend about her memoir, "Setting the Wire"

by Melanie Sweeney for Chicago Review of Books

An Inside-Out Memoir

by Melinda Minton for

What to Wear to Give a Presentation, Keynote or Host a Launch

by Theo Nestor

See what Sarah is reading in the Seattle Review of Books!

Writing From The Inside Of Postpartum Psychosis In Setting The Wire By Sarah Townsend

by Alexandra Panic

“You Just Have to Read This…” 3 Books By Wesleyan Authors

by Sara McCrea ’21


written by Jacob Singer May 1, 2019

Click for small press releases including Setting the Wire.

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Eagle Harbor Book Co. Event Press

Click for story in the Bainbridge Island Review.

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Click to listen to Sarah's podcast with Sheila Hamilton

"This is truly one of the most beautiful conversations we've had about the experience of psychosis and what it means to lose touch with reality. Sarah Townsend tenderly examines the terrifying experience of postpartum psychosis through art, film, psychology and explains why love and connection is key to finding ground again."


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


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


Simkin Center at Bastyr Univerisity

Seattle, WA

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When Motherhood Means Madness

Readings & Education on Postpartum Psychosis

November 17th, 2019


Rose City Book Pub

Portland, OR

Baby Blues Connection

Give! Guide Donation $10

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