Selah Saterstrom


Professional Biography

Selah Saterstrom is the author of the novels Slab, The Meat and The Spirit Plan, and The Pink Institution. Her collection of essays, Ideal Suggestions: Essays in Divinatory Poetics, won the 2015 Essay Book Award. She teaches and lectures across the United States and abroad, and is the Director of Creative Writing at the University of Denver.


  • MFA, Creative Writing: Prose, Goddard College, 2002
  • MTh (Master of Theology and Philosophy), Theology, Hermeneutics , The University of Glasgow, 1998
  • BA, Religious Studies, Millsaps College, 1996