In addition to being a professional book club facilitator for Literary Affairs for the last 4 years, Sarah Eggers is a psychotherapist and registered art therapist. Sarah has researched and presented at national conferences on the topic of using creative writing and art in the treatment of mental illness. Before moving to Los Angeles from New York 5 years ago, Sarah taught creative writing and literature to undergraduates at Hunter College, where she earned her MFA in writing in 2008. Sarah has published her poetry, art work and critical essays in online and print publications and was a finalist for the Hunger Mountain Poetry Prize in 2010. Additionally, Sarah has attended artist residencies in writing and visual art at The Vermont Studio Center and at the International Center for the Arts in Umbria, Italy.