Bio

AVA REID was born in Manhattan and raised right across the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, but currently lives in Palo Alto.

She has a degree in political science from Barnard College, focusing on religion and ethnonationalism.

She has worked for a refugee resettlement organization, for a U.S. senator, and, most recently, for an AI robotics startup. The Wolf and the Woodsman is her first novel.