Sarah Stankorb's articles and essays have appeared in publications including New York Times, the Washington Post, Vogue, Marie Claire, O, Longreads, Catapult, Slate, The Guardian, The Atlantic, CNNMoney, Fusion, GOOD Magazine, Salon, KIWI, Babble, Geez, The Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor, Brain, Child Magazine, Proto, Truth Atlas, Whole Life Times, Mindful Metropolis, Underwired, Skirt, Bethesda Magazine, and Cincinnati Magazine. Her essays were included in Rustbelt Magazine's Youngstown Anthology and Through the Hourglass, published by Gray and Boardman. In June 2018, she was awarded the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Excellence in Journalism, Best Community Issues Story award for "Rape Culture Lives Here," which appeared in Cincinnati Magazine.
Her beat spans social enterprise, feminism, the environment, health, motherhood, religion and cultural commentary.
Sarah grew up in Northeast Ohio. Her influences include a Rust Belt upbringing among people who, despite everything the world had shown them, believed hard work would result in the American dream.
At various day jobs she has worked to support people living with HIV/AIDS, environmental conservation, and workforce development. Sarah has served as a communications consultant for nonprofits including the Natural Resources Defense Council and The School Fund, and she assists other organizations by writing web content, policy papers and newsletters.
Sarah is a graduate of the University of Chicago's Divinity School and is fascinated by the intersection of gender and apostasy, (i.e., women who've given up on God/religion). In 2017, she was elected to her local city council. For books, Sarah is represented by Monika Woods from Curtis Brown, Ltd.