SARAH PLIMPTON, born in New York City, works in several media: oil painting, printmaking and artists’ books, and poetry. Her poems have been published in The Denver Quarterly, The New York Review of Books, Po&sie, and The Paris Review. Her artists’ books are in such public collections as The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The New York Public Library, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
“As quiet as a moment just before sleep, Sarah Plimpton’s poems are like preludes to dreams. The ‘everyday’ happens daily, but it is also rare and precious in Ms. Plimpton’s transparent telling.”—John Ashbery
“Burnished and elemental, Sarah Plimpton’s sinewy poems open vistas of experience and sensation in astonishingly few words.”—Rachel Hadas
“Sarah Plimpton has illustrated her Collected Poems with black on white and white on black drawings of seemingly absolute simplicity. I don’t know how many days it’s been since the creation, but Plimpton’s drawings give us a hint.”—Stanley Moss