About Saundra

Saundra has been teaching writing since 1999, privately and for the Writers’ League of Texas. She served as Natalie Goldberg’s assistant for her 2011 intensive at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, New Mexico, and in 2012 at retreats at La  Ferme de Villefavard, France, and at Villa Lina in Ronciglione, Italy. She has been studying writing practice with Goldberg since 1999, including two one-year intensive courses. In addition, she has studied privately with Lee Gutkind, founding editor of the literary journal, Creative Non-Fiction. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History at the University of Texas at Austin in 1999.

DSC_0578Saundra’s short stories and essays have been published in The Rambler, Amoskeag, babble.com, and Austin Woman. Her articles and art reviews have appeared in Art News, New Art Examiner, Art Papers, Theater and Drama Review, and the Texas Observer. She has also served as art critic for the Austin American-Statesman and the Austin Chronicle. She is currently at work on a book about the feminist sculptor and performance artist, Hannah Wilke.


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