Sarah S. Kilborne is a writer, musician, advocate and translator. Her translations include works by Marcel Duchamp, Jean Clair and André Gervais. She is the author of two acclaimed books for children, Peach & Blue, and Leaving Vietnam: The True Story of Tuan Ngo. Peach & Blue was the 2001 Book of the Year for the State of South Carolina Science Teachers Association and Leaving Vietnam was chosen by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best books for children on the Vietnam War. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in philosophy and has been a fellow at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center at Mount Holyoke College.

Kilborne is deeply committed to the subject of equal rights. She is founder of the Kiss for Equality campaign (known on Facebook as “The Supreme Kiss“) which is a social media campaign advocating for marriage equality worldwide.

Kilborne is also a musician. She sings with two bands, Kilborne & Co., and Missy Mister, and plays the four-string banjo, inherited from her father. Since 2012, she has also performed in Elaine Colandrea’s dance installation, On The Nature of The Body: Bringing Botticelli’s Primavera to Life.

Ms. Kilborne lives along the Hudson River in upstate New York.