Sasha Wasley was born in Perth, Western Australia. She completed a PhD in feminist literature at Murdoch University and has worked as a copywriter on topics ranging from mine safety to sex therapy. Her debut novel, The Seventh, was published in 2015. She is an ambassador for the Books in Homes Australia charity, providing books for children in disadvantaged circumstances to keep in their home libraries. Her latest novel is A Caravan Like a Canary (Pantera Press, 2022).