Sarah Lindsay is the author of Primate Behavior, which was a finalist for the National Book Award; Mount Clutter; Twigs and Knucklebone; and Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower. A graduate of St. Olaf College and the UNC Greensboro MFA program in creative writing, she apprenticed for a few years at Unicorn Press, learning to set type, print and bind books by hand. She plays the cello with friends in a quartet that is sometimes a trio or quintet, and lives with her husband and small dog among toppling piles of books. In 2009, Sarah received the M. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood prize from the Poetry Foundation and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1958, the poet Sarah Lindsay works as a copy editor and proofreader in Greensboro, North Carolina.