Sarah Pape

Sarah Pape teaches English and works as the managing editor of Watershed Review at Chico State. Her poetry and prose appear or are forthcoming in the Nervous Breakdown, the Brooklyner, decomP, the Collapsar, Pilgrimage, Prick of the Spindle, the Squaw Valley Review, the Superstition Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review. She curates community literary programming and is a member of the Quoin Collective, a local letterpress group.


Determined to nourish her bereaved grandfather, a mother conquers the bathroom scale of her childhood and works to accept the tension between eating too much and too little.