Photo by Cam McLeod, at Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan
Alex is a freelance writer and photographer in New England and in Savannah, Georgia. Her longform journalism has been featured among LONGREADS' Editor's Picks and in The Sunday Long Read, the NEW YORK TIMES Weekender, and the GUARDIAN Cities 10 Most-Read Stories of the Year.
She is the managing editor of BEING PATIENT, a science and news site focused on neurodegenerative diseases and brain health.
Ask her about her past life as a music journalist for VANITYFAIR.COM in which her reporting took her a man cave in Miami's Little Haiti with Iggy Pop, an abandoned high school gymnasium in Cleveland, Ohio with David Berman, and on a wild golf cart ride with Wayne Coyne among other adventures.