Publications, honors and awards

Sarah has been publishing her poems in literary journals and newspapers since the 1980s

Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Florida Review, Five Points, Redivider, Zone 3, SWWIM Every Day, Split Rock Review, Atlanta Review, Grist, Valparaiso Review, Potomac Review and many other journals. Many of the poems in her first chapbook, The Heart Contracts (Finishing Line Press, 2016) previously appeared in various literary publications and are listed below. Much of her more recent work is online (see Poems.)

Books

"Accommodations"
(2019)

Sarah’s most recent chapbook, winner of the 2018 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Award, is now available for orders via AmazonBarnes & Noble, and IndieBound. Ordering information is also available at the Concrete Wolf website.

"The Heart Contracts"
(2016)

Sarah Carey’s debut collection of poems, The Heart Contracts, is now available for orders through Finishing Line Press and Amazon. Orders may be made online directly through the publisher’s website as well as by check or money order.

Published Poetry Journal Covers

"Space Invaders” and “Everywhere We Once Knew Wildness"
(2022)
"The Brazilian Peppertrees"
(2022)
"By the Bridge or By the River?"
(2022)

Review of By the Bridge or By the River? by Amy C. Roma

"Watching the Waning Gibbous Moon"
(2020)
"Recovery"
(2019)
"Ice-Out"
Fall
(2019)
"Our Last House"
(2017)
"Sinkhole"
(2013)
"Coming Home"
Winter
(2018)
"The Changed Landscape"
Spring
(2018)
"Personal Effects"
(2018)
"Grandmother’s Will"
(2009)
"Upheaval"
Spring
(2007)
"My First Steps"
(2004)

finalist in the 2004 poetry competition at George Mason University

"After Dark"
(2003)
"The Opal Box"
(2002)
"What Comes Out"
(2002)
"“Climbers” and “Settlement”"
Fall
(2002)
"The Heart Contracts"
(2002)
"Breath"
Fall/Winter
(2000)
"The Service"
(1990)