Sarah Stark teaches English at Santa Fe Prep and is an award-winning novelist with a M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. 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, Thirty Years of Noise and One Quiet Path. Prior to teaching at Prep, Sarah taught for over a decade both in private workshops and at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA).
We live busy largely indoor lives with lots of noise. In particular, these past two years of pandemic have inundated us with a near-debilitating level of information about all the things we should be doing, and not doing, in order to be good, safe, healthy, whole human beings. It is a lot of weight we…