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 translated into Chinese, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. 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 and adjunct-taught in New York, at too many institutions to list. She now lives in Los Angeles and currently teaches at CalArts.