Author of The Three Einsteins, The Best Party of Our Lives", and the Forthcoming, Ugly Time
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Books

Galvin is the author of two books of poetry, The Three Einsteins (Poor Claudia) and the forthcoming Ugly Time (Gramma Poetry). Her first book of essays, The Best Party of Our Lives was published in 2015 by Sasquatch Books. 

Ugly Time

Ugly Time

Galvin's second collection of poetry, Ugly Time, will be published on March 1st by Gramma Poetry. 

"Galvin's brightly observant and usually hilarious poems treat an extreme, two-dimensional world to equal parts celebration and castigation. Political figures behave like the cartoons they are. The disenfranchised hang onto their human ugliness instead of trading it in for beautiful, bloodless neoliberal vampirism. No matter how darkened the skyline by ugly, corporate tombs, we see the weird, beautiful trash fires of the people burning in Galvin’s lines." -Monica McClure

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The Best Party of Our Lives

The Best Party of Our Lives

This moving collection of true stories about gay weddings shows how LGBT couples have overcome cultural and personal obstacles to their unions, made wedding traditions their own, and what everyone can learn from them. Purchase it here.

“I cried tears of joy when reading this book. It’s important that these glorious stories be told, so three generations from now, everyone will remember what people went through in order to get married.”

—Edie Windsor, winner of Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor, which declared DOMA unconstitutional, a landmark victory for gay marriage

The Three Einsteins

The Three Einsteins

Galvin's first collection of poetry, published in 2014 by Poor Claudia was critically acclaimed for its poignance, wit, and originality. Purchase it here.

"Sarah Galvin’s Three Einsteins begins, “I want to spend my entire paycheck buying fancy drinks for ladies.” I want to spend my entire paycheck buying pens and paper and espresso shots for Sarah Galvin—so that she continues to write, and write, and write some more. I could read her brilliant and bracing poems—poems that move, like one of Galvin’s speakers, “in every direction at once”—for ten millennia. I plan to."

-Cody Walker