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A former healthcare administrator, Sabra Boyd is a writer, reader, child trafficking survivor-activist, soprano, and aspiring full stack FHIR developer🦄✨ She lives in Seattle with her kind husband who shares a love for tea, stormy weather, and writing pop songs about their dog. Her dream is to someday produce an opera about human trafficking written by and starring survivors. She also sleeps sometimes.

Sabra writes about trafficking, tech, economic disparity, familial identity theft, homelessness, workaholism, healthcare, child labor laws, agriculture, the cultural logistics of death and grieving, supply chain management, interrogating corporate culture, and beauty. You can subscribe to her newsletter Workaholic in Progress.

Projects

Cave Girl

Sabra is seeking an agent for her true crime hybrid narrative Cave Girl: When her mom kicks her out for being gay, she survives high school in a cave before joining a martial arts cult. A coming-of-age true crime story about cults, homelessness, child trafficking, family, and finding the place you belong. Through narrative, research and expert interviews, Cave Girl investigates our vulnerability to the seduction of cults.

The Third Rainbow Girl x Unspeakable Acts x Brave x If You Tell

Born a Coen Brothers Movie

Sabra is seeking an agent for her true crime memoir about the tragicomic omen cast when she was born on the set of the Coen Brothers’ movie Raising Arizona. A redemptive adventure about the child actor daughter of a violent mafioso who survives child trafficking and teen homelessness. A modern western set against the backdrop of the film and television industry of the 90s.

The Glass Castle x Mommy Dearest x The Godfather


Email sabra.words@gmail.com for queries

Childhood elementary school (now a LaQuinta Inn) and the tree I sat beneath to read books during recess.