Sarah Selecky is a critically acclaimed author, creative writing teacher, and mentor. Her collection of short stories, This Cake Is for the Party, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book in Canada and the Caribbean and was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Prize. Her novel, Radiant Shimmering Light, has been optioned for a premium, 1-hour television series. In 2011, she created the Sarah Selecky Writing School, now a creative community of more than 10,000 writers from around the world.