Sarah Gerkensmeyer

Sarah Gerkensmeyer

Sarah Gerkensmeyer was born in Indiana, received her MFA from Cornell University. Her short story collection, What You Are Now Enjoying, was selected by Stewart O’Nan as winner of the 2012 Autumn House Press Fiction Prize, as well as longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. A Pushcart Prize nominee for both fiction and poetry and a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction and the Italo Calvino Prize for Fabulist Fiction, Sarah has received scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Ragdale, Grub Street, SAFTA’s Firefly Farms, and the Vermont Studio Center. She lives with her family in Indiana.    

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