Sara Mae is a high fem writer raised on the Chesapeake Bay. They are a 2022 Open Mouth Attendee, a 2022 Tinhouse Summer Workshops Attendee, and a 2021 Sewanee Writer’s Conference Scholar. Their work appears in or is forthcoming from Waxwing, American Literary Review, Grimoire, FENCE and elsewhere. Their first chapbook, Priestess of Tankinis, is out via Game Over Books. They write shimmery rock music as The Noisy. They are currently an MFA Candidate at UT Knoxville, and an Associate Poetry Editor at Grist.