Sasha Wasley was born and raised in Boorloo (Perth), Western Australia. Sasha She holds a PhD in feminist literature and loves nature, Jane Austen and puns.

Sasha loves the Australian environment and has a fascination with animals, trees and our extraordinary wild landscape. She likes nothing better than exploring the countryside, going on adventures and discovering new sights. She regularly attends regional and city-based literary events and is always delighted to be invited to festivals.

Sasha is an advocate for literacy and creativity and runs writing workshops for children and adults whenever she can. She is a WA Ambassador for Books in Homes Australia charity promoting early book ownership for life success.

Her debut novel was published in 2015 and by the end of 2023 she will have 16 published novels in the world. Today, she lives in the Perth hills region with her partner and two daughters, surrounded by dogs, cats and chickens.

Sasha can’t seem to constrain herself to one genre. She writes middle grade fiction as Ash Harrier and paranormal young adult novels as S.D. Wasley.

She is honoured and grateful to live and write on Whadjuk Noongar land.