Sarah Cypher’s Salon Article

A beautiful, heartfelt essay by Sarah Cypher was published on

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Sarah is interviewed in Brave on the Page, and she approaches the craft of writing with intellect and heart–a perfect combination that you’ll see in this essay as well as in her other work. She’s also one of the best editors I’ve ever met.

Congrats, Sarah, on this amazing piece of writing and its publication.

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  1. That’s a very good article (and it will get good exposure on Salon, too).

    Reading it, I thought about Barbara Ann Wright’s book The Pyramid Waltz, where I kept expecting it to be an issue that two women wanted to get married, and then I realized that, in this world, it wasn’t an issue at all.

    That was a very cool feeling — that in writing fiction we can tackle things like this from the other side, imagining a different way things could be. I talked about it on my blog (it’s the #3 point:

    • I definitely find that true of your work, Anthony–creating worlds where certain things aren’t issues. I find U-town utopian in that sense.

      Thanks for commenting! I’m so thrilled that Sarah has the courage to put her thoughts into the world in such a visible and beautiful way. She’s an amazing person and I’m lucky to know her.

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