“The artist and the mother are vehicles, not originators. They don’t create the new life, they only bear it.” – Steven Pressfield

Sarah Swandell spent two years bagging cans at a food pantry in the Wasatch Mountains, two years teaching junior high and hitchhiking in Namibia, and two years living on a city block centered around neurodiversity. After serving as a pastor, she now cares full-time for her toddler daughter. Find her work in Birthing Magazine, The Christian Century, Coffee + Crumbs, The Journal of Compressed Creative Artsand 100 Word Story.