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Sari Fordham
Sari Fordham, MFA
Assistant Professor of English

Education: 

  • M.F.A., Literary Nonfiction, University of Minnesota, 2007
  • M.A., English: Creative Writing, Iowa State University, 2001
  • B.A., History, magna cum laude, Southern Scholar, Southern Adventist University, 1998

Principal Research Interests



Research Area: 

  • Memoir
  • Women writers
  • Humor
  • Essays
  • Spirituality

E-mail: sfordham@lasierra.edu


AWARDS

  • Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Grant in Nonfiction, 2013
  • Nominated for Best American Essays, 2011
  • Nominated and Selected for the 2011 Best of the Net Anthology
  • The Atlantic Monthly, Student Writing Competition, Honorable Mention in Essay, 2007
  • Marcella DeBourg Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2006
  • Eva Kriseova Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction, University of Western Michigan, 2006
  • Gesell Award for Excellence in Literary Nonfiction, University of Minnesota, 2005 and 2006 

 


Representative Publications

  1. “Secrets.” Pithead Chapel, April 2014, Vol. 3, Issue 4. Web.
  2. “Dividing Up the World Between Us.” Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Arts & Culture, Summer 2013, Vol. 4, Issue 13. Web.
  3. “Betty Smith.” American Writers Supplement XXIII. Ed. Jay Parini. Charles Scribners & Sons, 2012. 257-271. Print.
  4. “Ugandan Psalm.” (reprint) 2011 Best of the Net Anthology, Sundress Publications. 2011. Web.
  5. “Ugandan Psalm.” Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Arts & Culture. Cerise Press Journal. Fall/Winter 2010-11. Web.
  6. “Driver Ants.” (Reprint) Sideways. September 2010. Web.
  7. “Driver Ants.” Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction. Creative Nonfiction. Spring 2006. Web.
  8. Columnist, Adventist Review, 2004-2008. Print.