Janet Sarbanes is the author of the short story collections Army of One and The Protester Has Been Released, and a book of essays, Letters on the Autonomy Project, which explores autonomy as a political and aesthetic concept and practice. The recipient of a Creative Capital/Andy Warhol art writer’s grant, Sarbanes has published art criticism and other critical writing in museum catalogs, anthologies, and journals including East of Borneo, Afterall, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Her essay on Shaker aesthetics and utopian communalism received the Eugenio Battisti prize from the Society for Utopian Studies. In addition to offering BFA classes, she teaches in the MFA Creative Writing Program and the MA Aesthetics and Politics. She currently serves as Director of Faculty Affairs.
- Army of One, stories, Otis Press 2008.
- People of the Pancake (children's book), Co-op Books, 2014.
- The Protester Has Been Released, stories, C & R Press 2017.
- Letters on the Autonomy Project, Punctum Books, 2022.