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Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich

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Alexandria (Alex) Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, receipient of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir and the 2018 Chautauqua Prize. Named one of the best books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Audible.com, Bustle, Book Riot, The Times of London, and The Guardian, it was an Indie Next Pick and a Junior Library Guild selection, long-listed for the Gordon Burn Prize, short-listed for the CWA Gold Dagger, and a finalist for a New England Book Award and a Goodreads Choice Award. It has been published in the US, the UK, the Netherlands, Taiwan, and Spain; translations are forthcoming in Turkey, Korea, Greece, Brazil, and France. The recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell, and Yaddo, as well as a Rona Jaffe Award, they live in Portland, Maine and are an Assistant Professor of English at Bowdoin College.