About the author

Sarah Sasson is an Australian physician-writer living on Gadigal land in Sydney. She completed a B.Arts(English)/B.Science at the University of New South Wales, followed by a B.Medicine/B.Surgery at Sydney University and has spent time living overseas in Chicago, Singapore, Montreal, Hanoi and Oxford.

Her poetry, short stories and non-fiction have been published in Australia, the United Kingdom and USA appearing in Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, Ramona Magazine, Oncology Republic, Grieve Anthology, Medium, Grattan Street Press, Oxford Writers’ House, Unsweetened, Intersection Stories, Translating Pain and Orris Root.

Sarah’s debut literary fiction novel Tidelines was shortlisted for the Varuna House Publisher Introduction Program and longlisted for the Queensland Writers’ Centre Publishable Program. Tidelines will be published by Affirm Press in 2024.

Her work explores themes including: human relationships, loss, memory, medicine and biology. Sarah recently edited Signs of Life anthology, an international literary collection themed around first and second-hand experiences of illness and caregiving which was included on the Kirkus Reviews “28 Indie Books Worth Discovering” list in 2022.

Sarah is represented by Jane Novak Literary Agency.