Sara Goudarzi is a Brooklyn writer and holds an M.A. in journalism from New York University. Her non-fiction, poetry and translations have appeared in Scientific American, The New York Times, National Geographic News, The Christian Science Monitor,, The Globe and Mail, Scholastic’s Science World magazine, The Adirondack Review and Drunken Boat, among others. Sara is the author of Amazing Animals and two other titles from Scholastic Inc. and has taught writing at NYU and mediabistro. She is a 2017 Writers in Paradise Les Standiford fellow and a Tin House alumna.  Her debut novel, The Almond in the Apricot is forthcoming from Deep Vellum Publishing in 2022.

An avid performer of poetry, Sara has worked with other artists on various musical projects. Her CD, Oryan, Selected poems of Baba Taher, in collaboration with Kees van den Doel, is available on CD Baby. She is the founder and co-editor of /One/ The Journal of Literature, Art and Ideas.

Sara is represented by Lori Galvin of Aevitas Creative Management