Sasha Cagen is a writer, editor, and serial entrepreneur. Her essays have appeared in the Village Voice, Men's Health, the San Francisco Chronicle, and in numerous anthologies. Her latest book To-Do List: From Buying Milk to Finding a Soulmate, What Our Lists Reveal About Us is an interactive look at our obsession with list making. It will be published in November 2007.
Cagen is author of Quirkyalone: A Manifesto for Uncompromising Romantics, a singles manifesto for a new generation that received widespread media attention everywhere from CNN to the London Observer. She is the creator of quirkyalone.net, a website with a highly active online community, and International Quirkyalone Day, a growing alternative to Valentine's Day that celebrates all forms of love and that has been celebrated in more than 30 cities around the world.
Cagen created To-Do List, a print magazine that used the idea of a to-do list to explore details of modern life, and todolistblog.com, a website where people share their lists, everything from “To Do Before I Die” to a list of “People Kissed.” She is currently working on a new social networking website called Stylemob that aims to democratize fashion.
Cagen has spoken at numerous institutions and universities, including San Francisco's Grace Cathedral, Sonoma State University, University of San Francisco, and Boston College, about the growing acceptance of single life. A native of Rhode Island, she currently lives in San Francisco.