Sarah Selecky has been a writer since she was five years old. Her collection of short stories, This Cake Is for the Party, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book in Canada and the Caribbean and was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Her novel, Radiant Shimmering Light, has been optioned for a premium one-hour television series. In 2011, she created the Sarah Selecky Writing School, now a creative community of over 10,000 writers from around the world. She lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario.