about me


Sarah Kasbeer is an essayist and fiction writer who lives in New York City. Her work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, The Cut, Dissent, Elle, Fanzine, GuernicaJezebel, LongreadsThe Normal School, Vice, and many other places. Her humor essay "Is It Cancer?" received a notable mention from The Best American Essays 2015and her first short story, “Artificial Sweetener,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018.

For almost seven years, she has worked as a copywriter for Eileen Fisher, a job she explains to her parents as "what Elaine Benes did for the J. Peterman catalog." In addition to covering culture, gender, and health, she is working on a collection of personal and reported essays about animals. Send all inquiries and videos of baby elephants being sprayed with hoses to: sarahkasbeer@gmail.com