Sara Fray was born and raised in New York City. She is a graduate of Columbia University where she studied East Asian Civilization and American History. She was an A&R executive and recording studio owner before she became a freelance editor, historical researcher and writer. Her young adult adaptation of Laurence Bergreen’s Magellan: Over The Edge Of The World was a selection of the Junior Library Guild in the fall of 2017 and Amazon’s #1 new release in Teen and Young Adult History of Exploration and Discovery. She and her husband currently reside in New Jersey with their young daughter.