Emily Saso (say-so) writes novels, screenplays and copy. Her voice, dark humour and style have been compared to Margaret Atwood and Aimee Bender. Her debut novel, The Weather Inside, was published by Freehand Books in 2016. In 2018, she won a major Toronto Arts Council grant for her new manuscript Nine Dash Line, and in 2020 she founded The Cecil Connelly Awards for Literary Persistence. Emily holds her master’s degree in political science with a specialization in international security studies. She lives in Toronto where she works as a writer in educational television.