Arts Calling Podcast #59 Dr. Sarah Etlinger | Mentorship, composition, and becoming a poet

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Hi there,

Welcome to the show! Today I am arts calling Dr. Sarah Etlinger!

Sarah A. Etlinger holds a BA in English from Skidmore College, an MA in English from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition (English) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Scholarly interests include new media studies, first-year composition, feminist literature,  the Beatles, and popular culture. Currently, she is Associate professor of Composition and Literature at Rock Valley College where she teaches courses in composition, film, and literature.

A Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee, she is the author of two books: Never One for Promises (Kelsay Books, 2018) and Little Human Things (Clare Songbirds, 2020). Other poems can be found in a variety of literary magazines, including The Amethyst Review, Neologism Poetry Journal, Mookychick,  The Penwood Review, The Magnolia Review, Brine (where she was September 2018’s featured Poet of the Month) and many others. 

Interests include cooking, baking, traveling, spending time with her family, and music.

Her latest poetry collection, Little Human Things is now available!

Never One for Promises,’ a poetry collection, now available!

Dr. Sarah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/drsaephd

Thanks for this wonderful conversation, Dr. Sarah!


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