For younger readers:
picture books, middle-grade novels, young adult vignettes, poetry, songs
For adult readers:
poetry, food and travel pieces, short stories, invocations and meditations
To read or listen to my work online (for in-person readings, contact me directly)
To read writing samples, click on the menu heading for the type of writing that interests you.
To listen to audio recordings of some of my poems, click on “poetry” then “hear poetry here”.
“In a Series of Silences“, in the YA anthology Things We Haven’t Said, ed. Erin Moulton (Zest Books, 2017) *note: this will be out in the fall, but pre-orders are open now http://zestbooks.net/things-we-havent-said/ From the publisher: “These twenty stories – coming from a diverse but uniformly impressive group of women – open the door to new conversations on one of the hardest topics we will ever have to address.”
“Sugar Shines in the Air“, an excerpt from my middle-grade novel-in-verse EARLY EARL AND THE LATE-NIGHT SHINE (work in progress) appeared in the March 2014 issue of Alimentum (journal of the literature of food): http://www.alimentumjournal.com/two-poems-by-sharon-abra-hanen/#.UxpVzPldUjo
“What My Neighborhood Eats“, a poem celebrating a diversity of food traditions, appeared in the March 2014 issue of Alimentum (journal of the literature of food): http://www.alimentumjournal.com/two-poems-by-sharon-abra-hanen/#.UxpVzPldUjo
Any questions or comments, please let me know – I’d love to hear from you!