Miriam Sagan was born in Manhattan and raised in New Jersey. She holds a BA from Harvard and MA in Creative Writing from Boston University.
She is an acclaimed writing teacher and author of more than a dozen books of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, including Archeology of Desire, Inadvertent Altar, The Widow’s Coat, Unbroken Line: Writing in the Lineage of Poetry, and The Art of Love.
She has taught writing at Santa Fe Community College, Taos Institute of the Arts, Aspen Writers Conference, and in workshops across the United States. She lives in New Mexico.