About the Author
Ann Druyan is an award-winning writer and producer whose credits include the motion picture Contact and the documentary series Cosmos—both the PBS original as well as the 2014 revival on Fox. With her husband, Carl Sagan, she was the co-author of Comet and Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors and the editor of The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God. She was also the creative director of NASA’s Voyager Interstellar Message Project. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Parade, and many other publications.