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.
Growing up as part of the Nintendo and AOL dial-up generation, Sarah has always been fascinated by technology and its impact on society. She is particularly inspired by authors such as Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia Butler, Neal Stephenson, Daniel Suarez, 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 Oxford, England. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys attending tech and literary events, from VR and gaming conferences to author talks and poetry slams.
For more on science, science fiction, and artificial intelligence please follow her on Twitter at @TheSarahSwade.