Trinity University Press

Natasha Sajé

Natasha Sajé is the author of three award-winning poetry collections, most recently Vivarium, and the postmodern poetry handbook Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory. She is a professor of English at Westminster College and a faculty member in the Vermont College MFA in Writing Program. She lives in Salt Lake City.


“Terroir” refers to the environment in which a wine is produced—climate, the earth and its minerals, water, weather, and wind—and also to human intervention, for example, how and when a row of grapevines is pruned. In her essay collection Terroir, Natasha Sajé applies this concept to people and their relationships, exploring in particular how the immigrant experience has shaped her identity....

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