Sarah Elkins is a reader and writer. She is basically the same person doing the same thing she did in the fifth grade. She earned a BA with majors in English & Philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University. 

Sarah and her husband, Max, run Hammer Cycles bike shop in White Sulphur Springs, WV. 


Since 2019, Sarah has served as a member of Lewisburg, WV City Council, and chair of the Parks Commission. Sarah is an avid mountain biker and works to promote trail development throughout the Greenbrier Valley. She, Max, and a handful of other enthusiasts founded the Greenbrier Valley Youth Mountain Bike Team in 2019. In 2022, she took the reins as team director.  

Sarah lives in Lewisburg, WV with her husband, Max; son, Tad; two dogs, Sister & Hebe; and one last goldfish, unnamed, who survived the roaming cat massacre of 2021.