Sandi Ward


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

Sandi grew up in Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts. She attended Tufts University, and 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.

Her new novel, titled SOMETHING WORTH SAVING, is now available for pre-order. The on sale date is DECEMBER 18, 2018.

Her first novel for Kensington Books is titled THE ASTONISHING THING. 

A third novel, WHAT HOLDS US TOGETHER, will follow in 2019/2020.


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


Member of '17 Scribes

Authors of debut novels coming out in 2017. Check out the website to learn more about these authors and their novels!