Sara Heinonen is the author of Dear Leaves, I Miss You All, a collection of short stories published by Mansfield Press in 2013. Her fiction has appeared in the Canadian literary magazines Grain, Event, The Fiddlehead, Taddle Creek, This Magazine, The New Quarterly and The Dalhousie Review. Her most recent story "Missed Lonelyhearts" appeared in Grain [43.2, Winter 2016]. Her story collection was supported by a 2009 Toronto Arts Council Writer's Grant.
Sara has a degree in landscape architecture from the University of Toronto and for over twenty-five years she designed many gardens and a handful of public spaces. Now working in communications and marketing in Toronto, she continues to write fiction and take photographs. She is nearing completion of a novel, supported by both a Canada Council Creative Writing Grant for Professional Writers and an Ontario Arts Council Writers' Reserve Grant in 2011. Her photograph Love It Here was selected for the 2015 RMG Exposed juried auction at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa.
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