Sarah Skwire

Sarah Skwire
  • Discipline: Literature
  • Organization: Liberty Fund

Sarah Skwire is the author of the college writing textbook, Writing with a Thesis, which is about to appear in its 12th edition. Sarah has published a range of academic articles on subjects from Shakespeare to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and her writing has appeared in journals as varied as Literature and Medicine, The George Herbert Journal, and The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. She writes a regular book review column, Book Value, for the Freeman Online. Sarah’s work has also appeared in the Freeman and in Cato Unbound, and she is an occasional lecturer for IHS, SFL, and other organizations. She has won prizes for her poetry which has appeared, among other places, in Standpoint, The New Criterion, and The Vocabula Review.  She graduated with honors in English from Wesleyan University, and earned a MA and PhD in English from the University of Chicago. Her current research focuses on  literature and economics, Sarah is also a full-time Fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc., a non-profit educational foundation.