Sarah Cross Sarah Cross

About Sarah

Sarah Cross is the author of the fairy tale novels Kill Me Softly and Tear You Apart (coming January 2015), the superhero novel Dull Boy, and the Wolverine comic "The Adamantium Diaries." She loves fairy tales, lowbrow art, secret identities and silence.


  • Fairy Tale: Hans Christian Andersen's "The Steadfast Tin Soldier"
  • Disney Movie: Sleeping Beauty
  • Fairy Tale Retelling: Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber
  • Movie: The Petrified Forest
  • Book: The Tale of Genji
  • Comics: early Spider-Man, golden age Batman (1940s), X-Men (Dark Phoenix Saga), Runaways, Castle Waiting
  • Manga: Paradise Kiss, 20th Century Boys, Princess Knight
  • Videogames: Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Final Fantasy IV, Bioshock series, GTA
  • TV Shows: Breaking Bad, Southland, My Princess
  • Music: Fiona Apple, Florence + the Machine, Marina & the Diamonds, K-Pop
  • Animals: Pallas' cats, hawks