Sandra Nicholls has written two books of poetry and numerous short stories. Her first novel, And the seas shall turn to lemonade, was short listed for the K.M.Hunter Artists Award for Literature and was published in the fall of 2011. Her second book of poetry, Woman of Sticks, Woman of Stones, won the Archibald Lampman Award. A poem from her first collection, The Untidy Bride, took third prize in the international Stephen Leacock competition. That collection was also a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award. She has just finished her second novel, The Third Road, set in Malaya during the Communist uprising of 1948. Sandra lives in Ottawa, where she works for Library and Archives Canada. You can visit her website at www.sandranicholls.com or read her blog at: outofthedrawerandintoprint.blogspot.com.