Sarah Downey is currently an assistant professor at California University of Pennsylvania. Her thesis, and much of her later work, was on Saint Guthlac, and articles on him are her sole contribution to the J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia.
- 2006: J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia, entries:
- "Guthlac, Poem"
- "Guthlac, Saint"
- 2011: Mythlore 113/114
- "Cordial Dislike: Reinventing the Celestial Ladies of 'Pearl' and 'Purgatorio' in Tolkien's Galadriel"