Sarah Manguso is the author of two books of poetry, Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise, and the short story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape. In 2007 she was awared the Rome Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Surviving a Major Illness:
Writer Sarah Manguso struggled for nine years with an autoimmune blood disorder so rare it doesn’t even have a real name. Her new memoir is The Two Kinds of Decay.