About Sarah

Sarah Stockton is a poet, editor, writer, teacher and spiritual director. She holds a BA in English and her graduate thesis (MA/Education, SFSU) focused on engaged pedagogy and transformative learning in adult education. Sarah taught courses in spirituality and literature at the University of San Francisco for several years. Prior to teaching, Sarah worked in college admissions and student services at SFSU, helping new students and returning adults navigate the byways of higher education. Sarah also holds a certificate from UC Berkeley in Drug and Alcohol Studies with a counseling emphasis. As an editor, Sarah has specialized in personal essays, news articles, college admissions essays, master’s theses, and dissertations.

The mother of two kids, Sarah has also worked as a journalist, blogger and essayist covering the topics of parenting, higher education, addiction and recovery, spirituality, creativity and cultural commentary in such venues as Presence: the Journal of Spiritual Directors International, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the San Francisco Chronicle, America Magazine, and various dotcoms.  Sarah published a collection of essays on becoming a spiritual director  and A Pen and a Path, writing as a spiritual practice .