Sarah Kasbeer's writing appears or is forthcoming in Elle, Jezebel, Midwestern Gothic, The Normal School, The Rumpus, Salon, The Smart SetVice, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and elsewhere. Her essay "Is It Cancer" received notable mention from the Best American Essays. She lives in New York City, where she works as a writer for Eileen Fisher, a job she explains to her parents as "what Elaine Benes did for the J. Peterman catalog." Email her at