Sarah Bilston was born in England and now lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter. She received her undergraduate and Master's degrees from University College, London, and her doctorate from the University of Oxford. She is now an Assistant Professor of English Literature at Trinity College, Hartford. Her first book, on Victorian representations of girlhood, was published by Oxford University Press in 2004, and her first book of fiction, Bed Rest, was published in the USA by HarperCollins and by Sphere in the UK in May 2006. She is currently working on a sequel to Bed Rest, entitled Sleepless Nights. You can reach her by Email at Sarah DOT Bilston AT Yahoo DOT com.