Author Archives: Sarah Wetzel

Sarah Wetzel

Sarah Wetzel, poet and engineer, is the author of Bathsheba Transatlantic, which won the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry and was published in 2010. Sarah spent twenty years job-hopping across Europe and the Americas including seven years in Tel Aviv, Israel. Despite an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and a MBA from UC Berkeley, Sarah completed an MFA from Bennington College in 2009. Her work appears in Israeli and American publications including Barrow Street, Valparaiso, Quiddity, Rattle, Pedestal, Stirring, Calyx, Nimrod, and others. She currently lives and works in Manhattan.

My Avarice is

Sarah Wetzel

for your cadaverous jaw and thin lips, for your meticulous fingers lighting cigarette after cigarette, for your body bone sleek and for speed

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