<strong>Katherine Richards</strong> has a BA in creative writing from the University of Victoria. She is currently living abroad in the town of Bath, England, while she completes her MA. She trained in classical ballet at the International School of Ballet for fourteen years, dancing in productions such as <i>The Nutcracker</i>, <i>Les Sylphides</i> and <i>Coppélia</i>. Nova in New York is her first novel. For more information, visit katherinerichards.ca.