Sandi Ward


Sandi Ward writes books about love, family, forgiveness..and cats.

Sandi grew up in Manchester-by-the-sea, MA and now lives on the Jersey Shore with her family. She received her MA in Creative Writing at New York University, where she studied with E.L. Doctorow, and works as a copywriter at an ad agency. She has a rescue cat named Winnie, who approves of this message.

Her new novel, titled SOMETHING WORTH SAVING, is available now wherever books are sold. Her first novel for Kensington Books is titled The Astonishing Thing. A third novel, What Holds Us Together, will follow in 2019/2020





Young Adult Category for the 2018 Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards


Everything He Wants

Children’s/Young Adult Category for the 2016 San Francisco Writer’s Conference

CAPE ANN by Gayle Macklem


Sandi's stories take place on Cape Ann, a peninsula formed by the towns of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester-by-the-sea, MA.  


Musicals? Les Misérables. Hamilton.

Food and drink? Dark chocolate. Banana bread. Coffee.

TV show? Game of Thrones

Novel? I'll Give You the Sun, Jandy Nelson

Football team? New York Jets

Avenger? Captain America

Poetry? Raymond Carver

Place to read? Under a beach umbrella


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