Sarah Pinsker is the author of the 2019 Small Beer Press collection Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea and the upcoming Berkley novel A Song For A New Day (September 2019). Her novelette "Our Lady of the Open Road" won the 2016 Nebula Award and her novelette "In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind" was the 2014 Sturgeon Award winner. She has been a seven-time Nebula Award finalist, two-time Hugo Award finalist, and a finalist for the Locus, Eugie, and Asimov's Readers' Poll.

Her fiction has been published in magazines including Asimov's, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, Uncanny Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, Fireside Magazine, and more; and in anthologies including The Best Science Fiction of the Year (ed. Neil Clarke), The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy (ed. Rich Horton), Twelve Tomorrows (ed. Wade Roush), Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume 2, Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction, 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.), The Future Embodied (Jason Andrew & Mae Empson, eds.), Cyber World (Jason Heller & Joshua Viola, eds.), and Sunspot Jungle (Bill Campbell, ed).

She co-hosts the Baltimore Science Fiction Society's Dangerous Voices Variety Hour, a reading series/quiz show. She has served two terms as a director-at-large for SFWA. She attended the Sycamore Hill Workshop in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2019. 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. She lives with her wife and dog in Baltimore, Maryland, and can be found online at sarahpinsker.com and twitter.com/sarahpinsker.