SHARON OVEREND is an award-winning author whose short stories have appeared in several Canadian and international literary journals and anthologies. A graduate of the University of Toronto Continuing Studies creative writing program, Sharon’s short story, For Sale, won the 2010 Random House Student Award. In 2011, she was named a finalist for the same award. In 2014, her short story, Step Away, was nominated for a Journey Prize. Sharon’s first novel, Look Over Your Shoulder, is currently on submission. She and her husband recently moved to Kawartha Lakes where she plans to let nature inspire many more writing projects including her latest work-in-progress, Stillwater Lake.