What Sara is up to...

June 8th, 2017, speaking at Central High School in Bridgeport, CT.

July 18th, 2017, book signing and reading at RJ Julia Bookstore in Madison, CT.

April 10th & 11th, 2017, spoke at Oswego State University for their Writing Department, OZ Leads, and Writers Open Forum.

March 1st, 2017, keynote speaker at OPUS for Person to Person's Annual Alumni Luncheon Fundraiser for Balloons for Campers Day, sending city kids to summer camp. 11:30-1:30pm. Location: The Country Club of Darien, 300 Mansfield Ave., Darien, CT.

February 21st, 2017, read at The National Arts Club. Free and open to the public. 8PM. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan.

January 24th, 2017, interviewed honored writers Aspen Matis and Leigh Newman on their memoirs at The National Arts Club. Free and open to the public. 8pm. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan.

January 13th, 2017, Steve Repak's Radio Show on Just Jesus Radio Network, airs 5pm Eastern Time.

December 18th, 2016, book signing at Barrett Bookstore in Darien, CT.

October 29th, 2016, book signing at Elm Street Books in New Canaan, CT.

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September 13, 2016, interviewed authors Ian Frazier and Susan Shapiro at  The National Arts Club. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan

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July 24th, 2016, Sara and Lucas (her 7-yr-old son) ran a Half and Mini Tough Mudder on Long Island to raise money for Lift the Lid's latest project sending 40 educational tablets to Namelok Junior Academy in Kisamis, Kenya. They raised over $5000 and are working with BRCK Education in Kenya to provide the tablets, installation, and initial training. Read more: http://www.lift-the-lid.org/2016/07/i-get-muddy-they-get-technology/

March 10th, 2016, book club appearance in Darien, CT. Sara shared personal stories and talked about the writing of  I Always Cry at Weddings.

March/April, 2016, personal essay "Manhattan, My Old Flame" is published in ARRIVE MAGAZINE.

February 16th, 2016, read from I Always Cry at Weddings at The National Arts Club in NYC. The reading was sponsored by the Literary Committee.

December 22nd, 2015, featured on The Lisa Wexler Show, a live radio broadcast serving White Plains, Westchester and Fairfield Counties, and surrounding suburbs of New York City.

December 20th, 2015, book-signing for I Always Cry at Weddings at Barrett Bookstore in Darien, CT.

November 13th, 2015, reading of I Always Cry at Weddings at RiverRead Books in Binghamton, NY: https://youtu.be/4q_i7BldHsE

November 12th, 2015, featured on New Channel 34 (MSNBC affiliate) for I Always Cry at Weddings and  Lift the Lid, the 501(c)(3) global charity Sara founded in 2010 that encourages writing and sponsors underprivileged schools and students:  http://www.binghamtonhomepage.com/news/local-news/vestal-native-writes-romance-novel

September 30th, 2015, reading of I Always Cry at Weddings at St. Marks Bookshop in Manhattan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DC57fwnEhM&feature=youtu.be

September 2015, WhiteFire Publishing launched I Always Cry at Weddings, Sara's debut novel about figuring out life and finding love in NYC.

February 3rd, 2015, interviewed on Lit(erally) Speak(ing), Patti Shene's weekly radio show on Blog Talk Radio. Sara talked about total abandonment and taking leaps of faith, as well as her past career in fashion, her writing, charity, and life with two boys, a dog, and a husband who likes to keep them all on the move.

October 2014, Lift the Lid organized Runners of the Kenyan Lunch Box for a 10k in London's Regent's Park and raised $5000 to build a kitchen and begin a sustainable lunch program at Namelok Junior Academy in Kisamis, Kenya.

June 2014, signed with WhiteFire Publishing for the September 2015 release of I Always Cry at Weddings, about a young woman's search for love in New York City. Ava Larson will bring all the other brides to tears!

August 2013, appointed Zone Director of Beyond the Borders for international members of American Christian Fiction Writers

September 2010, launched Lift the Lid, Inc., a 501(c)(3) educational charity that sponsors schools in the developing world and encourages writing and self-expression.

October 2008, read at The National Arts Club's annual Literary Committee reading. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan

May 2008, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen Writers’ Workshop presented its annual reading. Sara, an instructor, read a piece about what the workshop means to her. Location: 296 Ninth Avenue (at 28th Street), Manhattan

May 2008, The National Arts Club presented its annual Creative Writing Festival, and selected students from Sara's writing workshop at Marta Valle Secondary School on Stanton Street in Manhattan read their personal essays on a childhood memory. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan

June 2008, hosted a Mentor/Protégé Reading, featuring authors Ian Frazier, Susan Shapiro, Alice Feiring, Dana Jennings, and Liza Monroy. Location: 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan

February 2008, gave a lecture on characterization for Professor Julia Chu’s creative writing class at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York City.

December 2007, moderated a panel discussion of authors for the Creative Writing Enrichment Program at The National Arts Club. The panel included children’s writer Ann McGovern, journalist Barbara Etzel, finance writer Ronald Spurga, and playwright J.B. Edwards.

In 2007, Sara held a monthly writing workshop for the Northeast Zone of American Christian Fiction Writers at her home in Manhattan.