Sage Stossel is an editor and cartoonist for The Atlantic.com and a regular contributor of cartoons to The Boston Globe and The Provincetown Banner, for which she received a New England Press Association Award. She grew up in a suburb of Boston and attended Harvard University, where she majored in English and American Literature and Languages and did a weekly cartoon strip about college life, called "Jody," for the Harvard Crimson. Her cartoons have been featured by The New York Times Week in Review, The Washington Post, CNN Headline News, Cartoon Arts International/The New York Times Syndicate, The Boston Globe, Editorial Humor, Copyediting, and elsewhere. Her work is also included in Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year and Attack of the Political Cartoonists. She is author/illustrator of the comic Starling, now serialized on GoComics.com, and of the children's books On the Loose in Boston (2009), On the Loose in Washington, DC (2013), and On the Loose in Philadelphia (2015).
From 2004 to 2007, she served as Books Editor of the Radcliffe Quarterly. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.