Sally Cooper grew up in Inglewood, Ontario, population 400. She has an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Guelph, and has published widely in such places as Shift, Blood & Aphorisms, Carousel, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and eye weekly. Her first novel, Love Object, came out in 2002 to critical acclaim. She wrote her second novel, Tell Everything, with the support of The Canada Council for the Arts and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. She lives and writes in Hamilton, Ontario.