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Sarah Smarsh

Biography

Sarah Smarsh

Sarah Smarsh has covered socioeconomic class, politics and public policy for The Guardian, VQR, NewYorker.com, Harpers.org, The Texas Observer and many others. She is currently a Joan Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. A former professor of nonfiction writing, Smarsh is a frequent speaker on economic inequality and related media narratives. She lives in Kansas. HEARTLAND is her first book.

Sarah Smarsh

Books by Sarah Smarsh

by Sarah Smarsh - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sociology

Combining memoir with powerful analysis and cultural commentary, HEARTLAND is an uncompromising look at class, identity and the particular perils of having less in a country known for its excess.