Sarah was born in 1983 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Kansas and a Master’s in Social Anthropology from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Argentina.
A child of the Duck Hunt and AOL dial-up generation, Sarah grew up fascinated by technology as well as fiction, and is inspired by science fiction authors such as Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia Butler, Neal Stephenson, Ray Bradbury, and Margaret Atwood. Her own writing currently focuses on the unintended consequences of technology and evolving human identity in a digital world.
Sarah has lived and worked on four continents in the last decade, in cities including Beijing, Buenos Aires, Los Angeles, and New Orleans. She currently splits her time between Barcelona and Oxford.
For more on science, con artists, writing, and artificial intelligence please follow her on Twitter at @TheSarahSwade.