Sarah Scarr is Swedish-American writer, book-maker, and translator based in Alabama. She produces artist books as Two Trick Pony Press and Bindery, which has released collaborations with Sophie Strohmeier, Sarah Panlibuton Barnes, Dee Dee Behind, and others. Her recent projects include co-writing the script for Mountain Monster (forthcoming in 2020) directed by Lindsey Martin, an artist book with Pete Beatty titled Descriptions of Teeth for Characters and Concepts in a Novel, which was included in the Morgan Conservatory 2020 Juried Exhibition.
Scarr earned her GED in Loudoun County Virginia in 2001, received her BA from Columbia University in 2016, and is a dual MFA candidate at the University of Alabama in Creative Writing and Book Arts. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Psychopomp Magazine, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere. She has written reviews for Black Warrior Review and Parenthesis, the journal of the Fine Press Book Association. Her translation of Karolina Bång and Karin Casimir-Lindholm’s graphic novel/exhibition, 51% Swedish, appeared at The Swedish American Museum in Chicago in 2017. Her sound collages have been included in the NYC chapter of the Kinokophone Collective’s exhibitions at the New York Public Library. She was the 2016 Dasha Epstein Playwriting Fellow, a 2020 Fellow at the Alabama Prison Arts and Education Project, and is the 2020-2021 Graduate Council Fellow at the University of Alabama.