Halah author: Sarah Sassoon
Sarah Sassoon is a writer and poet of Iraqi-Jewish descent. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Michigan Quarterly Review, Lilith, The Ilanot Review, The Roadrunner Review and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the Andrea Moriah Poetry prize, and a runner-up for the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award. Her first children’s picture book, ‘Shoham’s Bangle’ is forthcoming with Kar-Ben Publishing in 2022.
“Ars Poetica was for the release of Mizrahi anger, on the cutting edge, about speaking back. Poetry wasn’t ten people in a library anymore. Ars Poetica was built on Facebook, it was like a stadium.”