Sarah Pinsker is the author of the Nebula winning novelette, “Our Lady of the Open Road” and the Theodore Sturgeon Award winning novelette, “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind.” Her stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and Uncanny, among others, as well as numerous anthologies, and have been nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, Sturgeon, Locus, and Eugie Foster awards. Her first collection, Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea: Stories will be published by Small Beer Press in March 2019, followed by a novel, Song For A New Day, September 2019 from Ace/Berkley. She lives with her wife and dog in Baltimore, Maryland.


Sarah Pinsker has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Another Word: In Praise of Taking it Slow

NON-FICTION by Sarah Pinsker in Issue 145 – October 2018

I’m here to talk to you about the Slow Fiction Movement. Okay, that’s not a thing, but it should be. Much as slow food encompasses every aspect of production, culminating with consumption, the idea of slow fiction speaks to every stage of a story’s life cycle. I should clarify that I’m not talking about drafting […]

Another Word: On Saying No

NON-FICTION by Sarah Pinsker in Issue 122 – November 2016

When Clarkesworld asked for this essay, I said yes. I almost always say yes. It’s a longstanding habit, born of my hungriest days when I was making music full time. It led to some ridiculous itineraries, say Dallas, TX to Superior, WI in a day, because they were good gigs and they paid well, and […]