Sara J. Henry

Sara J. Henry is the author of the novel LEARNING TO SWIM – first in a series – which Daniel Woodrell describes as “an auspicious debut” and Jamie Ford calls “a mesmerizing confluence of mystery, intrigue, and suspense, with undercurrents of deep personal drama.” It’s based in the Adirondacks in upstate New York, where she was a newspaper sports editor, and the sequel is due out in 2012. It is an audio book for and was and released in Germany by DTV. It was an Emerging Author pick at Target, and is a finalist for the Barry Award, and recently won the 2012 Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark award.

Sara has a master’s degree in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, was an editor at Rodale Books and at Womens Sports & Fitness magazine, and is an alumna of Squaw Valley Writers Conference. She has edited many nonfiction books, worked as a correspondence writing school instructor, written for numerous magazines, and written and cowritten several nonfiction books.

She’s from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and now lives on a dirt road in southern Vermont with at least one too many dogs. Her agent is Barney Karpfinger.