Sarah Elgatian

Sarah Elgatian is a second-generation Armenian American with a lot of questions. Her paternal grandparents came to the United States through Ellis Island, barely escaping the Armenian genocide. She was born and raised in the Quad Cities and later moved to Chicago and Seattle before returning to Iowa. As a writer, she primarily writes nonfiction and lyrical essays focusing on survival. Her writing has been published in Beholder Magazine, Crab Fat, and more.She lives Iowa City, Iowa, with her partner and works at the Midwest Writing Center and with the International Writing Program.

Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. Masonic Building, 312 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240