about me

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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 2015—and her first short story, “Artificial Sweetener,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018.

Her debut collection of essays, A WOMAN, A PLAN, AN OUTLINE OF A MAN, won the Creative Nonfiction Award from Zone 3 Press and will be published in fall of 2020.

She has worked as a copywriter at Eileen Fisher for seven years, a job she explains to her parents as "what Elaine Benes did for the J. Peterman catalog.” She consults pro bono for the Voice for Asian Elephants Society and is currently working on a collection of personal and reported essays about animals.

Please send all inquiries and adorable videos of baby elephants to sarahkasbeer@gmail.com.