Sara Rishforth plays ukulele, loves good food and adores her Kitchen-Aid mixer. After growing up in Greenville, South Carolina she moved west to Alaska, where she worked for non-profit organizations, made great friends and wrote for Alaska’s Best Kitchens magazine. Moving to Central Oregon in 2010, Sara self-published two novels, Adventures in Dating and After We Met, loosely based on her adventures in the Last Frontier. Drawing from life experiences, she was a winner of the 2013 Central Oregon Writers Guild Literary Harvest, Memoir Category.

Sara, her husband and their fuzzy orange cat, Yam, are remodeling a home in Bend, Oregon. Yam does all the hard work. Sara prints season passes and sells tickets by the millions at Mt. Bachelor ski resort in the winter, along with supplying baked goods for her co-workers and friends.