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Author: Miriam Sagan

Miriam Sagan is the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and memoir. Her most recent include BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE (Red Mountain, 2019), A HUNDRED CUPS OF COFFEE (Tres Chicas Books, 2019), BEASTS (Red Mountain, 2020), and SHADOW ON THE MINOTAUR (Red Mountain Press, 2021). She is a two-time winner of the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards as well as a recipient of the City of Santa Fe Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts and a New Mexico Literary Arts Gratitude Award. She has been a writer in residence in four national parks, Yaddo, MacDowell, Gullkistan in Iceland, Kura Studio in Japan, and a dozen more remote and interesting places. She works with text and sculptural installation as part of the creative team Maternal Mitochondria in venues ranging from RV Parks to galleries. She founded and directed the creative writing program at Santa Fe Community College until her retirement. Her poetry was set to music for the Santa Fe Women's Chorus, incised on stoneware for a haiku pathway, and projected as video inside an abandoned grain silo in rural Itoshima.

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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Shadow on the Minotaur
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Shadow on the Minotaur

Red Mountain Press

Fiction. Can a person heal, or recover from personal and historical trauma? This is the question asked by Thea, heroine of the novella SHADOW ON THE MINOTAUR. Leaving Sarajevo after the war, she ends up on a block in Brooklyn attempting to start a n...

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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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