Work samples

  • 3. At Druid Hill Park_0.pdf
  • 5. Hot-tar Roofs.pdf
  • 2. Six Needles.pdf
  • 1. At the State Park.pdf

About Seth

Baltimore City

Seth Sawyers writes fiction and creative nonfiction. His writing has appeared in Southeast Review, Salon, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Sports Illustrated, The Rumpus, The Millions, River Teeth, Fourth Genre, Quarterly West, and elsewhere. He has been awarded scholarships and residencies to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, VCCA, and Writers@Work, and was a recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award. He lives in Baltimore, with his wife, the artist Magan Ruthke

Published creative nonfiction, journalism, part 1

My creative nonfiction and journalism has been published in The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Banner, The Baltimore Review, Salon, Sports Illustrated, Southeast Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, and elsewhere.

  • Southeast Review, Today Is Another Day in Which We Do Not Hot-tar Roofs
  • 5. Hot-tar Roofs_0.pdf
  • Baltimore Sun, My Small Red Town
  • 4. Red Town.pdf
  • The Baltimore Banner, At Druid Hill Park
  • 3. At Druid Hill Park_2.pdf
  • The Normal School, Six Needles
  • 2. Six Needles_1.pdf
  • Baltimore Sun, At the State Park
  • 1. At the State Park_0.pdf

Published creative nonfiction, journalism, part 2

  • Crab Orchard Review, Getting Started
  • Quarterly West, Hair-gel Halo
  • Fourth Genre, Until Everything Goes Blurry
  • River Teeth, Fried Eggs
  • 10. The Morning News, Where the Choices Are Endless.pdf
  • 9. The Morning News, The Impossible Everything That Everybody Wants.pdf
  • 8. The Morning News, Chrissy Smoked.pdf
  • 7. Literary Hub, He Was the Best.pdf
  • Baltimore Anthology, The Best Bar in the World (River Teeth)
  • Baltimore Anthology, The Best Bar in the World (River Teeth)

Published fiction

  • 16. Whiskeypaper, Cumberland, Briefly.pdf
  • 15. The Lascaux Review, Down in the Station.pdf

Published humor

  • 17. McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Sportstalk.pdf
  • 18. The Morning News, There Will Be Waitresses.pdf

Fiction, in progress

  • The Cubicle Giant, a novel
  • Weird Club, a novel
  • Dirty White Golf Visor, a short story