Artist Minute – Sarah Blackman, Author

August 27, 2020

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.


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Sarah Blackman, Author

Author Sarah Blackman is the director of creative writing at the Fine Arts Center, an arts-centered public high school in Greenville, South Carolina. Her poetry and prose have been published in a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. Blackman is the founding editor of Crashtest, an online magazine for high school age writers that she edits alongside her Fine Arts Center students.

Her story collection Mother Box, published by FC2 in 2013.Her novel, Hex, was published by FC2 in April 2016 and in 2018.

She lives in Greenville, South Carolina, with her partner, poet John Pursley, and their two daughters.

A full audio version of our interview with Sarah Blackman is embedded below. It can also be found on the WhosOnTheMove SC podcast on Spotify and Apple.