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Liberal Arts

Sarah Minor

Sarah Minor

Title Assistant Professor
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7369

Courses  Writing Across Gender

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, curates of the Visual Essay series at Essay Daily and is the Assistant Director of the Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival.

Specialty Areas:

  • The Lyric Essay
  • Visual Essays
  • The Video Essay and Interactive Digital Texts
  • Narrative Nonfiction
  • Experimental Forms
  • Text Installations
  • Image-Texts and Photography
  • Prose Poetry
  • The Concrete Poetry Movement
  • Book Arts and History of the Book
  • Visual Rhetoric
  • Multimodal 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: The Prose Poem
  • LLC 315W: Creative Writing Topics: Text-as-Object
  • LLC 419: Graphic Narratives
  • LLC 424: Topics in Lit: Writing Across Gender
  • LLC 435: Creative Writing Concentration: Body of Work

Degree PhD, 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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