Jennifer Sahn

Jennifer Sahn is the executive editor of Pacific Standard, where she directs longform feature acquisition and editing and oversees the magazine's editorial advisory board. She was previously at Orion magazine, where she served as editor for 12 years and as managing editor before that. Stories she has edited have been awarded the Pushcart Prize, the O. Henry Prize, the John Burroughs Essay Award, and have been widely reprinted in the Best American Series anthologies, The Norton Reader, and via online aggregators such as Longreads. During her tenure as editor of Orion, the magazine was twice a winner of the Utne Independent Press Award for General Excellence and twice a finalist for a National Magazine Award. She has taught and lectured at such venues as the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, the Berkeley Narrative Journalism Conference, and the National Conference for Media Reform.