About

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Writer Alexandra Kimball (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Alexandra is an award-nominated magazine writer and editor in Toronto.  Her journalism and essays appear regularly in major publications across Canada, including ChatelaineThe WalrusToronto Life, Flare, and Reader’s Digest.

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.

In 2015, she completed a month-long residency in Literary Journalism at the prestigious Banff Centre for the Arts. The essay that emerged from this process, Unpregnant, was published in the Globe and Mail, and was shortlisted in numerous best-of publications including Longreads and Longford. Unpregnant was also nominated for a National Newspaper Award in the category of Best Long Feature.

Her writing has been nominated for seven National Magazine Awards.

Prior to her work in publishing, Alexandra did a PhD in English Literature at Western University.

Currently, Alexandra is working on a book of essays about miscarriage and infertility, as well as a novel. She is represented by Lippincott, Massie and McQuilkin in New York City.