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Sarah Sarai, American writer, editor. Teaching credential K-12. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow for secondary educators, 1984.


Sarai, Sarah was born on January 28, 1949 in Pt. Washington, New York, United States. Daughter of Simon J. and Evelyn Gancher.


Student, St. John's College, 1969. Bachelor, California State University.A., 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1996.


Department head English and reading St. Mathias High School, Vernon, California. Editor-in-chief Northwest Ethnic News, Seattle, 1991-1994. Reviewer Seattle Times, 1992-2000.

Associate producer Conde Net, Concierge.com, New York City, 1999-2000. Editor Streetmail.com, since 2000. Adjunct faculty writing Antioch University, Seattle, 1991-1995.

Juror Seattle Arts Commission, 1992-1995. Juror Metro Poetry Bus, Seattle, 1993, Bumbershoot Literary Festival, Seattle, 1994. Observer, member Church Council, Seattle, 1985-1987.


  • Teaching credential K-12.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (newspaper) Artists on Artists, 1992 (Seattle Arts Commission grantee 1992), (literature review) Upstream, 1992 (Seattle Arts Commission grantee 1990), (play) Faith, 1994 (Seattle Arts Commission grantee 1993), (story collection) Use It, 2000.


  • Other Interests

    Yoga, history of new age, spiritual certainty.


Simon J.

Evelyn Gancher