Sonya Lea is an essayist and screenwriter. Her award-winning memoir, Wondering Who You Are, is about her husband's cancer treatment, through which he lost the memory of their life. Her essays and interviews have appeared in Salon, Brevity, Guernica, The Rumpus and other several publications. She has won several screenwriting awards and has written for both television and film. Lea teaches writing at Hugo House and is leading a pilot project to teach writing to women veterans. Originally from Kentucky, she currently lives in Seattle.