Alexandra is a magazine writer and editor in Toronto. Currently, she is an associate editor at Chatelaine, working on health stories for the print edition. Her journalism and essays have also appeared in Hazlitt, The Walrus, Toronto Life, Flare, This, Reader’s Digest, Elle Canada, and The Grid. Her 2012 Hazlitt essay, “How to Succeed in Journalism when You Can’t Afford an Internship”, was reprinted in The Guardian, and discussed in articles in Poynter, Forbes, and the New York Times. Her areas of speciality include labour and internships, mental health, sex work, and memoir.
Prior to her work in publishing, Alexandra did a PhD in English Literature at what is now known as Western University.
Alexandra’s longform writing has been nominated for three National Magazine Awards. She is represented by the Canadian Writer’s Group in Toronto.