Sarah Manguso is the author of seven books including 300 Arguments, Ongoingness, The Guardians, and The Two Kinds of Decay. Her work has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship, and the Rome Prize, and her books have been published in ten countries. Her essays have appeared in Harper's, the New York Times Magazine, and the Paris Review; her poems have won a Pushcart Prize and appeared in four editions of the Best American Poetry series; and her story collection was published as part of McSweeney's 145 Stories in a Small Box. For fifteen years she lived in New York and taught at NYU, Princeton, Columbia, and the New School. She now lives in Los Angeles.