Sarah Stark teaches English at Santa Fe Prep and is an award-winning novelist with a background in international security. Her novel, Out There, which follows the story of an Iraq war veteran on a quest to find the great Gabriel Garcìa Màrquez, won the 2015 Indiefab Editor’s Choice Award for Fiction. She is currently working on a graphic memoir, A Story We All Know, and a new novel, Joan Finnegan’s Story. Prior to teaching at Prep, Sarah taught for over a decade both in private workshops and at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). She is a Native of central Texas, the mother of four children, a gardener, and a tennis player. She lives at the historic El Zaguán as a Writer-in-Residence.
We live busy lives with lots of noise—literal noise from the cities in which we live, noise from our fractured political landscape, noise from our insidious social media habits, noise from our complex emotional lives as teachers, partners, parents, human beings. It is a complex swirl of forces operating inside our heads. Sarah Stark has…