Sarah Dohrmann is a Brooklyn-based writer born in Des Moines, IA. Dohrmann’s publications include “LETTER FROM MOROCCO: Lost Girls,” essay, Harper’s Magazine (forthcoming); “Many Times Their Raging Hearts,” short story, Joyland Magazine (2013); and If You Smoke Cigarettes in Public, You Are a Prostitute: Prostitution in Morocco, writing and photography collaboration with photographer Tiana Markova-Gold, TIME LightBox, (2011).

Dohrmann’s awards include the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (with photographer Tiana Markova-Gold), Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (2010); Travel and Study Grant in Literature, The Jerome Foundation (2010); and Artist Fellow in Nonfiction Literature, New York Foundation for the Arts (2009). She is a current member of FLASH POINT, a text-and-jazz performance ensemble based in New York City. Dohrmann received her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in Fiction and a B.A. from The George Washington University in English.