Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is writing a book of combined memoir and literary journalism about a Louisiana murder, in support of which she has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Rona Jaffe Foundation, as well as a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She earned her MFA at Emerson College and her JD at Harvard Law School. Her essays appear in The New York Times, Fourth Genre, Bellingham Review (as the winner of the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction), Bookslut, and other publications. In January she will begin teaching creative nonfiction at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Penn. She also works as a manuscript consultant and teacher of creative writing at Grub Street, Boston’s independent writing center.

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