Sarah grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives near Poole in Dorset with her husband and son.
She has worked as a page-planner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing with University of Winchester. A Dog Called Homeless was winner of the prestigious Schneider Middle Award in the US.
Sarah enjoys being outside, calligraphy, organic gardening, philosophy and studying Sanskrit.