Sarah Moriarty, a native of Boston, began her writing career at the age of nine with a poem entitled, "Trees." After moving to New York City in 2002, Sarah shifted her focus to fiction writing, earning an MFA from the New School. As a writer, freelance editor and teacher, Sarah constantly strives to prove to herself and others that writing is worth the work. It is more than a digital waste basket full of crumpled pages. It is, on the good days, productive, inspiring, challenging and even fun. Find out more about Sarah at

                                           photo by Kat Griffith