Alexandra Enders is the author of Bride Island. She worked as a magazine editor and freelance writer before getting an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has received a fellowship from the Ucross Foundation and was a finalist in the inaugural cycle of the Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative. Her stories and articles have appeared in BOMB, Hunger Mountain, Critical Quarterly, Elle, Food & Wine, Poets & Writers, The New York Times Book Review and other publications. She's at work on a novel about dancers and lives in the country with her husband Verlyn Klinkenborg and their two dogs.
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