Sara Sauers

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Printing and Book Design

Sara T. Sauers is a typographic designer and letterpress printer who designs and produces books and other printed matter using both historical and contemporary print production methods. From her Iowa City letterpress shop she publishes literary fine press books under the Catstep Press imprint and operates Bun Fight Press for selected job printing. She is a freelance book designer for the University of Iowa Press.

Sara teaches courses in letterpress printing and in digital design and printing. She has an MA in journalism from the University of Iowa. In 2002 she received the Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design for her work on No Shortcuts: An Essay on Wood Engraving by Barry Moser (Center for the Book Editions, 2001).