Sarah grew up in Champaign, Illinois. She has a BA in English / creative writing and a minor in environmental science from Taylor University. In 2012 she graduated from Lesley University with an MFA in fiction. She now teaches a flash fiction writing course for the interdisciplinary component of Lesley’s low-residency MFA program, and she serves as editor of the flash fiction section of She also works full time as a copyeditor and does freelance editing work as well.

Sarah has lived in rural Indiana, suburban Atlanta, Georgia, and now makes her home in Seattle, Washington, with her writer/teacher husband and their menagerie of animals. She reads too many books at once and too slowly and tries to write more often than she checks social media.

Her stories have been published in The Glass Coin, Poplorish, and Bluestem, and have received honors from Glimmer Train and Ruminate.She is currently working on a middle grade novel about a magic dollhouse. She also has a few short stories and a poem or two in the works. She loves nature and animals, and recently learned on Radiolab that trees communicate via tiny fungus tubes in the soil.

Here’s where you can find some of her writing on the web: