Sasha Sagan is a native of Ithaca, New York and a graduate of NYU. She has worked as a writer, television producer, filmmaker, and editor in New York City, Boston, and London. Her essays and interviews on death, history, travel and ritual through a scientific lens have appeared in New York Magazine, O. the Oprah Magazine, Literary Hub, Mashable.com, and elsewhere. She is also a contributing editor for the British fashion magazine The Violet Book.
She lives in Boston with her husband and daughter. For Small Creatures Such As We is her first book.