Short Story Writer, Novelist
Sara Pritchard writes short stories and personal essays. Her most recent story collection, Help Wanted: Female, was published by Etruscan Press in June 2013. She is the author of the novel-in-stories, Crackpots, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and the linked-story collection, Lately. Sara's stories and creative nonfiction have been published in numerous literary magazines, including: Crossborders, Green Mountains Review, Tusculum Review, Arts & Letters, Northwest Review, Chattahoochee Review, Bellingham Review, Spittoon, and NewLetters. She has won a Pushcart Prize, the Bakeless Prize for Fiction, the Alexander Cappon Award from NewLetters, and three West Virginia Literary Fellowships. Sara has a degree in English from Susquehanna University and an M.F.A. in fiction from West Virginia University. She lives in Lewisburg, West Virginia.