Sarah Mangold is the author of Giraffes of Devotion (Kore Press, 2016), Electrical Theories of Femininity (Black Radish Books, 2015) and Household Mechanics (New Issues, 2002), selected by C.D. Wright for the New Issues Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts 2013 Poetry Fellowship as well as residencies from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Willapa Bay AIR and a grant from the Seattle Arts Commission. She is the founder and editor of the print literary journals Scout (2000-2002) and Bird Dog, a journal of innovative writing and art (2002-2009).

Her chapbooks include The Goddess Can Be Recognized By Her Step (dusie kollektiv), Cupcake Royale (above/ground), I Meant To Be Transparent (LRL e-editions), An Antenna Called the Body (LRL Textile Editions), Parlor (dusie kollektiv & above/ground), Picture Of The Basket (dusie kollektiv), Boxer Rebellion (gong), and Blood Substitutes (Potes & Poets). Poems can also be found in Conjunctions, The Kenyon Review, h_ngm_n, the Chicago Review, Poetry Northwest, Aufgabe, Tarpaulin Sky, and American Letters and Commentary.

She earned her BA in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma and MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Born in Omaha and raised in Oklahoma, she now lives and works in Seattle.