Sara Rauch is a writer and editor based in Easthampton, MA.

Her debut short story collection, What Shines from It, will be published by Alternating Current Press in 2018.

Sara’s prose has appeared in several literary magazines, including Split Lip, Gravel, So to Speak, WomenArts Quarterly, Hobart, and Luna Luna, as well as in the anthologies Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write about Leaving Men for Women (Seal Press, 2010) and Best Lesbian Romance 2014 (Cleis Press).

A long-time book reviewer for Lambda Literary Review, Sara has also written for Bitch Media, Curve Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, and more.

She holds an MFA in Fiction from Pacific University. In 2012, she founded the literary journal, Cactus Heart, where she served as Fiction and Managing Editor for four years.

She is currently working on a collection of lyric essays.