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Liberal Arts

Sarah Minor

Sarah Minor

Title Assistant Professor | Chair of Liberal Arts
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Sarah Minor is a writer and visual artist and the author of the books Bright Archive, forthcoming from Rescue Press in Fall 2020, Slim Confessions, forthcoming from Noemi Press in 2021, and a digital chapbook entitled The Persistence of the Bonyleg: Annotated from Essay Press (2016).

The recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Grant, the 2018 Barthelme Prize in Short Prose, and a Research Fellowship to Iceland from the American Scandinavian Foundation, Minor was also the 2018 Peter Taylor Fellow at the Kenyon Writer's Workshop. She currently teaches as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at CIA and serves as the Video Essays Editor at TriQuarterly Review and the Assistant Director of the Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival.

Specialty Areas:

  • Visual Essays
  • Text Installation
  • The Lyric Essay
  • Literary Video and Interactive Texts
  • Narrative Nonfiction
  • Experimental Forms
  • Image-Texts and Photography
  • Film Studies
  • Book Arts and History of the Book
  • Visual Rhetoric
  • Multimodal Composition


  • LLC 102: First-Year Composition
  • LLC 203: Narrative Forms: Intro to Narrative Writing
  • LLC 215W: Intro to Creative Writing
  • LLC 273W: Art of the Personal Essay
  • LLC 306W: Hybrid Writing
  • LLC 315W: Creative Writing Topics: Text-as-Object
  • LLC 419: Graphic Narratives
  • LLC 424: Writing Gender
  • LLC 435: Creative Writing Concentration: Body of Work

Ph.D. Creative Nonfiction Writing, Ohio University
MFA Creative Nonfiction Writing, University of Arizona
BA Studio Art and Art History, St. Olaf College

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