October 17, 2015

Sarah Zenk Blossom

Sarah Zenk Blossom — Editor & Proofreader

Education:

  • Graduate:
  • MFA, Creative Writing (Nonfiction)
  • Minnesota State University
  • Undergraduate:
  • BA, English Language & Literature
  • Carleton College

Teaching and Editing Experience: 8 Years

  • Sarah’s favorite books as a child included Blueberries for Sal, The Boxcar Children, and Strunk & White’s Elements of Style. After majoring in English at Carleton College, she studied dentistry for four years but ultimately returned to reading and writing. Her fiction and nonfiction writing has appeared in a number of magazines and newspapers since 2005, and her poetry appeared recently in Zephyr Press. She has served as Editor of Grand Valley Magazine and taught Composition for five years at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Sarah’s work has appeared in the following periodicals:

  • Zephyr Press
  • Grand Valley Magazine
  • Landlocked Magazine
  • Mankato Magazine
  • Mankato Free Press
  • The Corresponder
  • Blue Lake Review
  • Blue Earth Review
  • Minnesota Daily
  • She also co-authored a children’s book called Sarah and the Green Stocking Cap and has a nonfiction book in progress.

Favorite Poets, Favorite Authors, etc.:

  • Mary Oliver
  • Roald Dahl
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Paul Auster
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Barbara Kingsolver