Wigal Published in Journal, Nominated for Pushcart Prize

Sara Wigal head shot
Sara Wigal

Sara Wigal, director of publishing and assistant professor of cinema, television & media, recently had a nonfiction creative essay published in University of Louisville’s literary journal and had another essay nominated for a Pushcart prize.

Wigal’s piece nominated for a Pushcart prize from Variant Literature is entitled, “Manual Labor Cleanse.” Read it here

Her piece published in University of Louisville’s literary journal, “Miracle Monocle,” is entitled, “Hackberry.” Read it here

Her work has also been published in Library Journal, The Tennessean, Publishers Weekly, Writer’s Digest and The Chaffin Journal. 

Wigal is the co-chair of the Next Chapter Society, a section of the Nashville Public Library that promotes, sustains and strengthens library programs.

In addition to her work with the Next Chapter Society, Wigal frequently speaks at literary conferences on a range of topics related to Publishing, such as author branding, digital platforms for authors and the general business of books.

You can find her on Twitter @sarawigal and Instagram @shewritespirates.