Sarah Hepola has written many stories about drinking and eating too much. Her essays on culture have appeared in the New York Times magazine, Elle, Glamour, The Guardian, Slate, The Morning News, and Salon, where she was a longtime editor. She is also a contributor to NPR’s “Fresh Air.”
She lives in East Dallas, where she enjoys playing her guitar poorly and listening to the “Xanadu” soundtrack. Blackout: Remembering The Things I Drank To Forget (Grand Central) is her first book. She is currently working on a collection of essays about traveling alone. Follow her on Twitter @sarahhepola, on Instagram @thesarahhepolaexperience, and on Facebook @facebook.com/sarah.hepola.blackout.