Sandi Ward


Sandi Ward grew up in Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts. She went to Tufts University, and then received her MA in Creative Writing at New York University, where she studied with E.L. Doctorow. She now lives on the Jersey Shore with her husband, teenagers, dog and a big black cat named Winnie.

Sandi is a medical writer at an ad agency in New Jersey, specializing in psychiatry and pain management.



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

Member of '17 Scribes

Authors of debut novels coming out in 2017



Helping new authors find mentors.

My Pitch Wars Wishlist goes live on my blog on July 19th!