Thursday, March 3, 2011

March is Women's Month at the library!

This month we will be showcasing one of our female faculty members, Sarah Inman...

Born in Rhode Island, Sarah K. Inman received her B.A. from Colby College and her M.A. from New York University. Like many writers, her work experience includes several odd jobs– park ranger, boxer, educator, daiquiri slinger, trapeze artist. In 1997 she moved to New Orleans where she resides with her husband, Joe Longo, and their cats, John Bickerson Bolling and Moll Flanders.

Her fiction has appeared in publications such as Fell Swoop, The Melic Review, Ellipsis, The Washington Square Review, The Rogue, and Cups, the Café Culture Magazine.
In 2005 Livingston Press published her novel Finishing Skills, which is set in New Orleans and chronicles the beginnings of Heidi Whitehill’s boxing career.

Once the fiction editor of Rive Gauche, Sarah writes for, a website dedicated to chronicling life in post-Katrina New Orleans. More of her writing can be found in the following publications: Soul is Bulletproof (NOLAFugees Press 2008), Life in the Wake (NOLAFugees Press 2007), Year Zero (Lavender, Ink 2006), Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? (Chin Music Press 2006), Louisiana in Words (Pelican Press 2006), and Tied in Knots (Seal Press 2006).

Her second novel, The Least Resistance, which is set during the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and follows a mentally challenged woman through the devastated streets of New Orleans. 

Sarah is an Assistant Professor of English, West Bank Campus, Delgado Community College.Visit the library to view our displays and learn more about Sarah.