‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx
Sarah Henstra’s latest novel, The Red Word (2018), was published in the US by Grove Atlantic and in Canada by ECW. The UK edition will be published in 2019 by Tramp Press. Her previous novel Mad Miss Mimic (Penguin Canada, 2015) is an historical tale for young adults. A new YA novel, We Contain Multitudes, is coming from Penguin Random House (Canada) and Little, Brown (US) in Spring 2019.
Sarah is a professor of English literature at Ryerson University, where she teaches courses in Gothic Horror, Fairy Tales & Fantasies, Psychoanalysis & Literature, and Creative Writing. She grew up on the wild, wet coast of British Columbia, but now she lives in Toronto, Ontario.