Photo (and portrait) by Natalie Voelker
Sarah Haak is an essayist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati, where she studies literary nonfiction writing and teaches creative writing and composition courses. She holds a master’s degree in creative nonfiction writing from Ohio University. Before taking up writing, she was a chef, a small business owner, and a natural therapeutic specialist with a focus in herbal medicine making. She currently serves as an Assistant Editor for Acre Books, the book-publishing offshoot of The Cincinnati Review.