Susan Sanford Blades (first name: Susan, last name: Sanford Blades) is a writer living in Victoria, BC. When not writing, she works as an editorial assistant for Theory & Psychology, does freelance editing, and raises three boys. In Spring 2016 she received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Victoria, with Lorna Jackson as her supervisor.
Her short fiction has been published widely in Canada, and in the United States and Ireland. Her first novel, Fake It So Real, will be published by Nightwood Editions in October, 2020. She is at work on her second novel.