Alexandra Soiseth earned her B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan, her B.A.A. in Journalism from Ryerson University, and her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. She is the Assistant Director of the M.F.A. Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence, where she also teaches. She is a recipient of a Canada Council grant and an Ontario Arts Council grant. She is the former managing editor and communications director for Global City Review, a New York City-based literary magazine, and her stories have appeared in McGill Street Magazine, The Ryersonian, Life Rattle, and on BabyCenter.