Alexis M. Wright

Lance Cleland

Alexis M. Wright is a California writer based in Massachusetts. Her lyric essay “Which One is the Lifeline?” appears in The Common, and an excerpt was awarded first prize in Litquake’s ‘Writers on the Verge’ contest. Her essay “The Disney Look” is included in the anthology Mamas, Martyrs, and Jezebels: Myths, Legends, and Other Lies You’ve Been Told about Black Women published by Black Lawrence Press (2023). She is an aluma of the Anaphora Writing Residency and the Rooted and Written Conference and Fellowship, and she was the winner of a Contributor’s Award in Nonfiction for the 2023 Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. She earned her MFA from the University of San Francisco and is currently working on a memoir. You can find her on Instagram at @alexismwrightmfa