Sarah Sasson is an Australian physician-writer living in Sydney. She completed a B.Arts(English)/B.Science at the University of New South Wales, followed by a B.Medicine/B.Surgery at Sydney University and has spent time living overseas in Chicago, Singapore, Montreal, Hanoi and Oxford.

Her poetry, short stories and non-fiction have been published in Australia, the United Kingdom and USA appearing in Meanjin, Oxford Writers’ House, Oncology Republic,  Medium, Unsweetened, Grieve Anthology, Intersection Stories, Translating Pain and Orris Root. 

In 2020 Sarah’s literary fiction manuscript Some things beautiful was shortlisted for the Varuna House Publisher Introduction Program and longlisted for the Queensland Writers’ Centre Publishable Program.

Her work explores themes including: human relationships, loss, memory, medicine and biology. She recently edited and released  Signs of Life anthology, an international literary collection themed around first and second-hand experiences of illness and caregiving.

Recent Blog Posts:

On Medium: Writing what you know, courage, and the many-faced god.

New publication: The silver thaw

Book Review: Between Us by Clare Atkins

Meet you at the intersection.

An Oxford comma.

My Top 10 books of 2017.

2017: my year of writing dangerously.

What my sensible day job taught me about creative writing.

The story so far…