Discipline: Literature – fiction

Sarah Fuchs

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Madison, WI
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Sarah Fuchs taught middle and high school English and humanities for 19 years in Oakland, Accra, Kampala, Dar es Salaam, and Lomé, Togo and co-founded The School for Social Justice and Community Development in Oakland, CA. A recent graduate of the NYU Writers Workshop in Paris, she is the 2016-2017 Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been awarded fellowships and scholarships from the MacDowell, Aspen Words Emerging Writers, Tin House Writer’s Workshop, and Writing by Writers Tamales Bay. While at MacDowell, she worked on her first novel, Safari Njema, which explores negotiations of race, gender, and power in relationships arising from Zanzibar’s sex tourism industry.



Sarah Fuchs worked in the Sorosis studio.

Sorosis Studio was funded by the New York Carol Club of Sorosis. The small, masonry studio was designed by F. Winsor, Jr., the architect who also designed Savidge Library (1926) and Mixter Studio (1927). At the time of construction, the large porch on the southeast facade offered a spectacular mountain view that has since been obscured…

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