Sarah Riggs

Sarah Riggs is a writer, multimedia artist, and translator born in New York where she is now based, after having spent over a decade in Paris. She is the author of seven books of poetry, including EAVESdrop (Chax Press, 2020), The Nerve Epistle (Roof Books, 2021), and Pomme & Granite which was selected for a prize by 1913 Press in 2015. Riggs shared with Etel Adnan the Griffin Prize for her translation from the French of Adnan’s Time (Nightboat Books, 2019). Her cinepoem, Six Lives, has shown internationally, and in spring 2023 in San Paolo was selected for the Virginia Woolf Film Festival. She runs with Omar Berrada the intercultural arts and activism organization, Tamaas.