Sarah Vincent was born and grew up in North London. Her first proper job after a disastrous fling as an au pair in Rome was as an assistant at the London Library. Writing from childhood, she has managed to juggle fiction over the years with a variety of day jobs as a cleaner, care assistant, school dinner lady, and museum tour guide.
Her short fiction has been published widely in literary magazines such as Mslexia, also in anthologies such as Best New Horror and broadcast on BBC radio. Her stories have won prizes and been short listed for the Asham Award. 2002 saw the publication of her Y/A trilogy for Random House.
In recent years she has worked as an editor for two leading Literary Consultancies, and also teaches Creative Writing online.
Sarah has two grown up children and lives with her husband in the South Shropshire countryside.
She is currently working on a psychological thriller – The Testament of Vida Tremayne.