S. J. Pratt lives and writes in Christchurch, New Zealand. She knows she’s got up too late when she wakes to the neighbour’s rooster, who announces dawn at 1pm. She worked in marketing for several years before discovering creative writing and was hooked (writers are allowed a cliche occasionally, right?).

Sarah has attended writing courses at Stanford, completed the Hagley Writers’ Institute last year, joined a writing group, and is excited to be working on her debut YA science fiction novel, The 716.

When Sarah isn’t writing, she can often be found dancing the night away, rock climbing to get a stunning view of her beautiful country, or feeding her excessively needy cat for the millionth time today. In fact, that is what she needs to go do right now…