English @ OU

Sarah Green

Ph.D Candidate

Creative Writing: Poetry

Office: Ellis 102
Office Phone: 593-2832
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sg985910@ohio.edu
Personal Website


M.F.A., Poetry, Purdue University.
B.A., English, Oberlin College.
CELTA/TESOL certificate, School for International Training.



Skeleton Evenings. Finishing Line Press, forthcoming (February 27, 2015)

Temporary Housing. Oberlin College Letterpress Project. (January 2011)


Incredible Sestina Anthology. 2013. “Metamorphic Sestina”.

Best New Poets 2012. “What to expect when you become a motel balcony.”

Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2009. “Chances Are, Lafayette, Indiana.”

And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana. 2011. “Chances Are, Lafayette, Indiana”; “Cause and Effect”.


The Medical Journal of Australia.”Salt Peanuts”. Forthcoming.

Pleiades.”Shrimp Boats”. Forthcoming Winter 2015.

Forklift, Ohio. Summer 2014. “Yellow Tree”; “Woman with head in hand”.

The Congeries (Connotation Press).May 2014. “The Shell”; “Bruno Mars”; “somewhere there are sea lions”.

Little Star (weekly app).May 2014. “Metamorphic Sestina”.

Sixth Finch.Fall 2013. “Assembly”; “Watching the Cranes”; “Nike”.

Ruminate. 2013. “What to expect when you become a traffic light.”

LEVELER. August 2012. “The Auditions.”

Mid-American Review. February 2012. “Four Leaves.”

Forklift, Ohio. Summer 2011. “Blue Bowl, Orange Orange.”

Inter/Rupture. February 2011. “Elegy”, “Attend” and “City On A Hill.”

H_ngm_n. October 2010. “Splash Line” and “That Longing.”

The Cortland Review. August 2010. “Shabbat.”

Poets for Living Waters. Summer 2010. “Elegance” and “Dawn”.

Field. Spring 2010. “Prayer.”

Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2009. “Chances Are, Lafayette, Indiana.”

Redivider. Spring 2008. “Fixing the Oven.”

Gettysburg Review. Summer 2007. “Chances Are, Lafayette, Indiana”, “ Lost Button” and “After a Disappointment.”

Passages North. Spring 2007. “Indirect Sunlight” and “October Recovery.”

Books- Curriculum

“Sonnets with Superpowers.” Don’t Forget to Write: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons. 826 National/Jossey-Bass. October 2011.

Curriculum Vitae

Winner, New Women’s Voices (Finishing Line Press) Chapbook Competition, 2014.
Nominee, Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, 2014.
Winner, Ohio University Literary Festival Poetry Award, 2013.
Semifinalist, Crab Orchard Series, 2013.
Semifinalist, Barrow Street, 2013.
Winner, Best New Poets 2012.
Semifinalist, 92nd Street Y/Discovery Prize
Winner, Iguana Music Grant, Club Passim, December 2011.
Winner, Vermont Studio Center Artist’s Grant, January 2010.
Winner, Pushcart Prize, poetry, 2009.
Finalist, Walt Whitman poetry award, 2008.


English 3970 (Intro to Poetry Workshop), Spring 2012.
English 1510 (Rhetoric and Composition), Spring 2012.

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