S.A. Cosby

S.A. Cosby, photo by Sam Sauter Photography
S.A. Cosby, photo by Sam Sauter Photography

S.A. Cosby is an Anthony, Barry, and Macavity Award-winning writer from Southeastern Virginia. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Razorblade Tears, which was recommended on Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List and named a best book of 2021 by Roxane Gay, NPR, the Washington Post, TIME, and more. His novel Blacktop Wasteland won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was named a best book of the year by NPR, the Guardian, and Library Journal, among others.

When not writing, he is an avid hiker and chess player.


selected bibliography

All the Sinners Bleed by S.A. Cosby
All the Sinners Bleed (2023)
Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
Razorblade Tears (2021)
Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby
Blacktop Wasteland (2020)
My Darkest Prayer by S.A. Cosby
My Darkest Prayer (2019)

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online resources

S.A. Cosby on Twitter

Video: Cosby discusses Razorblade Tears at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore