#25: Sarah V. Schweig
November 19, 2015
Here’s the second installment in our special collection of In the Telling podcasts: stories, essays, and poetry by our 2015 Pushcart Nominees. These episodes are curated by series editor Joseph Scalora. Each episode includes an introduction by our poetry, fiction, and nonfiction editors.
This episode features Sarah V. Schweig. Poetry Editor Tom Haushalter nominated her poem, “Contingencies (II),” which appeared in Issue 16, for the 2015 Pushcart Prize.
Sarah V. Schweig is the author of the chapbook S (Dancing Girl Press). Her poetry and criticism has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, BOMB Magazine, Boston Review, Everyday Genius, HTML Giant, Maggy, Painted Bride Quarterly, Publishers Weekly, Tin House, Verse Daily, The Volta, Slice, West Branch, and Western Humanities Review, among others. Her prose appears regularly at The Dodo, and occasionally at The Huffington Post. A graduate of the University of Virginia and Columbia University, where her manuscript was the recipient of the David Craig Austen Memorial Award, and previously a 2012 Emerging Poet Resident at Poets House, a 2010 Tennessee Williams Scholar at Sewanee Writers Workshop, and a 2010 Ruth Lilly Fellowship finalist, she studies philosophy at The New School for Social Research and lives in Brooklyn.
Episode by Joseph Scalora
Music by Gabriel Lane & Ian McConnell