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Author: Miriam Sagan

Miriam Sagan is the author of 30 published books, including BEASTS (Red Mountain Press, 2020), A HUNDRED CUPS OF COFFEE (Tres Chicas Books, 2019), BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE (Red Mountain Press, 2019), GOSSIP (Tres Chicas Books, 2007), THE WIDOW'S COAT (Ahsahta Press, 2002), Black Rainbow (Sherman Asher, 2015), and Geographic: A Memoir of Time and Space (Casa de Snapdragon), which won the 2016 Arizona/New Mexico Book Award in Poetry. She founded and headed the creative writing program at Santa Fe Community College until her retirement in 2016. She has been a writer in residence in four national parks, at Yaddo, MacDowell, Colorado Art Ranch, Andrew's Experimental Forest, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Iceland's Gullkistan Residency for creative people, and another dozen or so remote and unique places. She is recently returned from Kura Studio, Itoshima, Japan, where she was working on text installations as part of the creative team "Maternal Mitochondria." Her awards include the Santa Fe Mayor's award for Excellence in the Arts, the Poetry Gratitude Award from New Mexico Literary Arts, and a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa.

A Hundred Cups of Coffee
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A Hundred Cups of Coffee

Tres Chicas Books

Literary Nonfiction. Fiction. Memoir. "Some time ago, I decided to drink a hundred cups of coffee and record them, with my thoughts and surroundings. I was waiting for certain things to unfold, or even pass unrecorded. Therefore, this is not a daily...

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Beasts
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Beasts

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. "Whether writing about land and earth 'forgotten / like a rusted key' or love that arrives as 'a kind of completion / of arrival,' Sagan's poems speak to the essence of every corner they touch. They ask the rare daring question and what's le...

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Bluebeard's Castle
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Bluebeard's Castle

Red Mountain Press

Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Poetry. "'I did love my father for many years,' Miriam Sagan writes on the first page of BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE, an engaging and probing account of her relationship to her father, a man she calls 'an eccentric misanthrope,' ...

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GOSSIP
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GOSSIP

Tres Chicas Books

Cultural Writing. Essays. GOSSIP is a collection of personal essays that covers themes from a woman's life, ranging from love magic to marriage, old boyfriends to solitude. At the age of fifty, the author learns to shoot a gun for the first time and...

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THE WIDOW'S COAT
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THE WIDOW'S COAT

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Written during the two years following the death of her husband, Miriam Sagan's THE WIDOW'S COAT paints landscapes of bleak astonishment that he is no longer alive, vivid images of his continued presence in the everyday experience of memory,...

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