SARI WILSON is the author of the acclaimed novel Girl Through Glass, which was long-listed for the Center for Fiction debut novel prize, an Amazon Book of the Month, a The Millions Best seller, and featured on NPR and in The New York Times. Her essays and short fiction have appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Catapult, Slice, AGNI, and other publications. She is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, and residencies from The Corporation of Yaddo, Ragdale Foundation, and Byrdcliffe. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, the cartoonist Josh Neufeld, and their daughter. She and Josh co-edited Flashed, a linked collection of prose and comics, published by Butler University Press.
Sari grew up in a Victorian brownstone in Brooklyn Heights, has lived in San Francisco, Chicago, and Prague, and now lives back in Brooklyn a few miles from where she grew up. As a child, she studied ballet at Neubert Ballet Theater, Harkness Ballet, and was on scholarship at Eliot Feld’s New Ballet School.
If you want to go deeper:
My first ballet studio was mentioned in Josef Astor’s documentary about the “lost bohemia” of Carnegie Hall
I wrote about switching from dance to writing for Catapult ‘s “Turning Points”
I wrote a comic and Josh drew it—about returning to Brooklyn and starting a family