Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sarah Sovereign Getty  

Pen Name: Sarah Getty

Genre: Poetry

Born: January 27, 1943 in Berwyn, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

She was born in Berwyn, Illinois and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sarah Getty is a poet, writer, editor, and creative writing coach.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


Cambridge Poetry Prize in 2002 for

The Land of Milk and Honey

Barbara Bradley Prize, New England Poetry Club in 2004 Pulitzer Prize nominee and National Book Award nominee for

Bring Me Her Heart

Long Story Short Award in 2006 for

Out on the Lake

Speaking Engagements

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