Bio

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Sarah Hepola‘s essays have appeared in the New York Times magazine, Texas Monthly, Elle, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Slate, and Salon, where she was a longtime editor. She also contributes short personal essays to NPR’s Fresh Air.

She lives in East Dallas, where she enjoys playing her guitar poorly and listening to the Xanadu soundtrack. Her first book, Blackout: Remembering The Things I Drank To Forget (Grand Central), was a New York Times bestseller. She is currently working on a memoir about women’s relationship to their own bodies, particularly around motherhood and sexuality, to be published by The Dial Press/Random House in 2020. Follow her on Twitter @sarahhepola, on Instagram @thesarahhepolaexperience, and on Facebook @facebook.com/sarah.hepola.blackout.