Sasha Sagan holds a degree in Dramatic Literature from NYU and has worked as a television producer, filmmaker, editor, writer, and speaker in New York, Boston, and London. Her essays and interviews on death, history, and ritual through a secular lens have appeared in New York Magazine, O, the Oprah Magazine, Literary Hub, Mashable, The Violet Book, and elsewhere. Her short film, co-written and produced with Kirsten Dunst, was screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and was one of two films chosen to close the 2010 Cannes Film Festival’s Critics Week ceremony. She regularly speaks on ways science can inform our celebrations and how we mark the passage of time. For Small Creatures Such as We is her first book.