About Me


Alexandra Salerno’s short fiction has appeared in Gulf Coast  online, One Teen Story, Harpur Palate, The Gettysburg ReviewSou’westerNarrative and elsewhere. She has published reviews and criticism in The Oyster Review, the B&N Reads blog, and Slate. Her novel manuscript was a finalist for the 2011 James Jones First Novel Prize. She is originally from Tuckahoe, New York, and lives in Los Angeles.

Ethel Selansky, 15 years old. Typist for Standard Neckwear Co., 91 Essex Street, Boston. January 24, 1917.

Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.