Sarah de Almeida Hoytwas born in Porto, Portugal. She now lives in Colorado with her husband, two sons and four cats. She holds an MA in English and Literature and has pursued Shakespearean studies as a hobby for over twenty-five years. All Night Awake is her second novel and continues the story of her first, Ill Met By Moonlight. Her short stories have appeared in various magazines, among them Weird Tales and Absolute Magnitude.