Ms. Sarah McCraw Crow

New Hampshire, United States

Member Since: 09/25/2012

Sarah McCraw Crow is the author of the novel THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN (MIRA/HarperCollins, Oct. 6, 2020).


Her short fiction has won prizes from Good Housekeeping and So to Speak, and been honored as contest finalists by Stanford Alumni Magazine, New Letters, and  Yemassee. Her short stories have run in Calyx, Crab Orchard Review, Stanford Alumni Magazine, and Waccamaw, and she's a regular book reviewer for BookPage. 


She’s a graduate of Dartmouth College, Stanford University (MA, journalism), and Vermont College of Fine Arts (MFA, fiction). She lives on an old farm in New Hampshire with her husband and three almost-grown kids. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably gardening or snowshoeing, depending on the weather. She’s a member of the National Book Critics Circle and Grub Street, Boston.




Twitter Username: @@sarahmcrow


  • The Wrong Kind of Woman , MIRA/Harper Collins (October 6, 2020)


  • Winner, Good Housekeeping fiction contest(2012)
  • Winner, So to Speak fiction award(2011)


  • Writer, editor, writing coach at magazines, websites, small nonprofits (January 2000 - June 2020)


  • Master of Fine Arts in fiction writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts (July 2020)
  • Bachelor of Arts in history from Dartmouth College (June 1988)
  • Master of Arts in journalism from Stanford University (June 1988)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction