AUTHOR

Maya Alexandri


The Plague Cycle


Location: The Ivy Bookshop Stage

Maya Alexandri

Maya Alexandri is the author of The Plague Cycle (Spuyten Duyvil 2018), a short story collection, and The Celebration Husband (TSL Publications 2015), a novel. Her short stories have been published in The Stockholm Review of Books, The Light Ekphrastic, Adelaide, Dime Show Review, and many others. Her story, “Ann Noni Mini,” was nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize. She was one of the organizers of, and performers in, the 2016-2017 Amplified Cactus inter-disciplinary arts series in Baltimore, Maryland. She counts among her literary mentors the novelist and poet D.M. Thomas and the novelist Madison Smartt Bell.

Maya has lived in China, India, and Kenya, and she has worked as an actor, lawyer, UN consultant, blues-rock singer, and emergency medical technician. She is currently a medical student at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell and a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

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