Awards and Recognition

  • 2021 Claire Keyes Poetry Award, judged by poet Afaa Michael Weaver, for a group of 8 poems that will appear in Soundings East.
  • The Massachusetts Cultural Council’s 2020 Artist Fellowship Program awarded Sandage a $1,500 artist grant as a finalist for her work on the narrative nonfiction book, The Wind Blew Through Us: Love, Murder, & Justice in Texas. This book project is about the 2012 double shooting of Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin, a young lesbian couple attacked while on a date in Portland, Texas.
  • Hidden Drive (Antrim, 2012): Finalist for the 2012 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards in Poetry (
photo by Vivian Felten



Easthampton, MA


Poetry, Essays, General Non-Fiction

agent Contact

Ann Collette, Rees Literary Agency