Sarah Einstein is the author of Mot: A Memoir (University of Georgia Press 2015), which was awarded the AWP Series Prize in Creative Nonfiction, and of Remnants of Passion(Shebooks 2014). Her essays and short stories have previously appeared in Ninth Letter, Fringe Magazine, PANK, Sixfold, The Fiddleback, and other journals, and been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Best of the Net, and Notable Essay status in Best American Essays. She has been anthologized in Southern Sin by In Fact Books, and her work appears in the upcoming anthology Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia, to be published by Ohio University Press in 2014.
She lives in Athens, Ohio, where she is a Ph.D. candidate in creative nonfiction at Ohio University. She lives in a hollow with her husband Dominik, a pack of coyotes, a very bold raccoon, a family of skunks, several herds of deer, and a murder of crows.