Sarah Kain Gutowski

New York, United States

Member Since: 09/27/2010

Sarah Kain Gutowski is the author of two books, The Familiar (forthcoming, Texas Review Press) and Fabulous Beast: Poems, winner of the 14th annual National Indies Excellence Award for Poetry. With interdisciplinary artist Meredith Starr, she is co-creator of the project Every Second Feels Like Theft, a conversation in cyanotypes and poetry. Her poems have appeared in various print and online journals, including The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, and The Southern Review. Her criticism has been published by Colorado Review, Calyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, and the New York Journal of Books.


Twitter Username: @ skgutowski


  • Fabulous Beast: The Sow (Chapbook) , Hyacinth Girl Press (May 31, 2013)
  • Fabulous Beast (Full-Length) , Texas Review Press (August 15, 2019)


  • National Indie Excellence Award, Poetry(2020)
  • Finalist, 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award(2020)
  • Runner-Up, X.J.Kennedy Poetry Prize(2018)


  • Professor of English at Suffolk County Community College (September 2005 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from New York University (May 2003)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry