About

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Alex DiFrancesco is a multi-genre writer and transmasc person (they/them) who is the author of Transmutation, All City, and Psychopomps. Their work has appeared in New York Times, Washington Post, Tin House, Pacific Standard, Eater, Brevity, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and more. They are the recipient of grants and fellowships from PEN America, Sundress Academy for the Arts, and the winner of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for 2022. They teach community writing classes locally in Cleveland with Literary Cleveland and local libraries, and serve as an assistant editor for Sundress Publications in Tennessee. DiFrancesco is the human companion of a middle-aged, ill-mannered Westie named Roxy Music, Dog of Doom.