Sara Jordan-Heintz

Sara Jordan-Heintz is a journalist, author, editor, feminist and 20th century historian. She has written hundreds of articles for newspapers and magazines, many republished through the Associated Press and USA Today Network. 

Her novella A Day Saved is a Day Earned was published in Rod Serling Books’ inaugural anthology Submitted For Your Approval edited by Anne Serling. 

Her fictional stories, heavily inspired by film noir, The Twilight Zone and everyday observations, have appeared in: 101 Words, Red Planet, 365 Tomorrows, Friday Flash Fiction, Blink Ink, The Mambo Academy of Kitty Wang, Better Than Starbucks, Potato Soup Journal, Shady Grove Literary, in the Brilliant Flash Fiction anthology Branching Out, in Inkd Publishing’s debut anthology Hidden Villains, in Savage Realms’ horror anthology Symphony of the Damned and in Sweetycat Press’ anthologies Movement: Our Bodies in Action and Jewels in the Queen’s Crown: The Best of the Best.

She is the author of the classic cinema biography Going Hollywood: Midwesterners in Movieland and the upcoming true crime thriller Who Killed Dorothy Kilgallen?.  She writes for a variety of magazines including Antique Trader and Rock&Gem.

She most enjoys writing speculative fiction, human interest stories and pieces meant to provoke deep feelings and opinions in its readers. She lives in Iowa with her husband Andy Heintz, also a writer, their infant daughter Louisa, and tuxedo cat Madeline. 

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