Sarah Hepola

Sarah Hepola is the author of the bestselling memoir, Blackout. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, Bloomberg Businessweek, Salon, Elle, Glamour, and Texas Monthly, where she is a writer-at-large. She lives in Dallas.

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‘Simply Extraordinary’

New York Times

BLACKOUT: Remembering The Things I Drank To Forget is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure — the sober life she never wanted. This New York Times bestseller will resonate with anyone who has been forced to reinvent or struggled in the face of necessary change.

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His customary and legendary range: Larry McMurtry, 1936-2021

The Texas author I had zero interest in for much of my life

April 5, 2021

Can’t Take the Texas Out of the Girl

A few recent stories about living in the Lone Star State

February 7, 2021

Bread

"Something inside felt met" he wrote about kneading dough for the first time. Eight months into the pandemic, I wanted that

November 18, 2020

Other People’s Postcards

"Dearest Mable, Just a line or two tonight."

October 21, 2020

How I spent my summer

Thoughts on a chaotic time

October 6, 2020

Sarah Hepola is represented by Amy Williams of The Williams Company.

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