Sarah Pinsker is the author of the novelette "In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind," the 2014 Sturgeon Award winner and a 2013 Nebula finalist. Her story "A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide" was a 2014 Nebula finalist, and another story, "No Lonely Seafarer," made the 2014 Tiptree Award longlist. Her fiction has been published in magazines including Asimov's, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, the Journal of Unlikely Cartography, Fireside, Stupefying Stories, and PULP Literature, and in anthologies including Accessing the Future: A Disability Themed Anthology of Speculative Fiction (Kathryn Allan & Djibril al-Ayad, eds.), How to Live On Other Planets: A Handbook for Aspiring Aliens (Joanne Merriam, ed.), Long Hidden (Rose Fox & Daniel Jose Older, eds.), Fierce Family (Bart R. Leib, ed.), and The Future Embodied (Jason Andrew & Mae Empson, eds.). She will also have stories in the upcoming Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume 2 & Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction.

She co-hosts the Baltimore Science Fiction Society's Dangerous Voices Variety Hour, a reading series/quiz show. She is also a singer/songwriter with three albums on various independent labels: (Charmed, disappear records; Wingspan, Reinventing Records; This is Your Signal, The Beechfields, with the Stalking Horses) and a fourth forthcoming. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland and can be found online at sarahpinsker.com and twitter.com/sarahpinsker.