Sara Portman is an award-winning author of historical and contemporary romance. In addition to being named the 2015 winner in the Historical Category of the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® contest, Sara has been a finalist and winner in several other writing competitions.

A daughter of the Midwest, Sara was born in Illinois, grew up in Michigan, and currently lives in Ohio. In addition to her writing endeavors, Sara is a wife and mother in a large, blended family.

When not reading or dreaming up romantic fiction, Sara works in corporate finance by day and holds a B.B.A. in Accounting. As part of her academic experience, Sara spent a semester in London, UK through a study abroad program at the American College in London. Her anglophile tendencies continue today.


2015 – Golden Heart – Winner Historical Romance

2014 – Golden Pen – 2nd Place Historical Romance

2011 – Royal Ascot – Grand Prize Winner

2010 – Cleveland Rocks Romance – Winner Historical Romance

*Other contest finals