Sage Curtis

Sage Curtis

San Jose

Literary Arts

  • Editor
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  • Literary Critic
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  • Poet
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  • Reviewer
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  • Writer
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  • Writing Coach
Focus
Copyediting, Event Organizing, Literary Criticism, Performance & Reading, Teaching, Writing
Genres
Narrative Poetry, Free Verse Poetry, Memoir, Personal Narrative, Travel Writing

My work circles generational trauma, especially from mother to daughter. I’m particularly interested in how our experiences seemed to be cyclical and coursing through our veins. This often manifests in exploring alcoholism and how our bodies are bruised by the ancestral.

Projects

Personal Statement

Sage is a Bay Area writer fascinated by the way cities grit and how women move through the world. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Tinderbox, Vinyl Poetry and Prose, Glass Poetry, The Normal School, Juked and more. She was a finalist for the Rita Dove Award in Poetry and the Gigantic Sequins Poetry Award, as well as an Honorable Mention for the Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series. Her chapbook, Trashcan Funeral, is available from dancing girl press.