ALEXANDRIA MARZANO-LESNEVICH
lesnevich

Cambridge, MA – Alexandria received her JD from Harvard Law School in 2005 and her MFA from Emerson College in 2009. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Fourth Genre, Bellingham Review, Minnetonka Review, and Connecticut Review, among other publications. In 2009 she won the Bellingham Review/Annie Dillard Award in Creative Nonfiction and was a finalist for the Arts & Letters Susan Atefat Prize and the Gulf Coast Barthelme Prize. She was the 2010 Alice Hayes Fellow at the Ragdale Foundation, an arts colony in Illinois.

In addition to her creative work, she writes academically on the cultural implications of the death penalty, and has presented papers at the annual conferences of the Law & Society Association and the Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities.

She is writing a memoir about her experience with a Louisiana death penalty case. Adapted excerpts from the memoir are forthcoming from Fourth Genre and Bellingham Review.

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