Sara O’Leary was born in Saskatoon and has lived in Montreal, Halifax and Vancouver. Her first book, Wish You Were Here, a collection of postcard stories, was published in 1994. She is currently working on a novel and several works for the stage. She has also had a number of stageplays produced across the country, and was editor of Prism international in 1996/97. Sara is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including the Irving Layton Award and the W.O. Mitchell Bursary Award.