Zaia Alexander
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Zaia Alexander

Zaia Alexander is a writer and literary translator living in Los Angeles and Potsdam. She holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literature from UCLA and was formerly Director of Programs at the Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades. She served as chair of the PEN Center USA Translation Jury in 2007, and was awarded a Lannan Literary Residency in Marfa, Texas. An adaptation of her radio play Das Haus von Fernanda Mendoza, which was produced and broadcast by SWR Radio, recently premiered in a staged reading at the Hans Otto Theater in 2015.



Winter 2015 (Issue 10), Colder Layers of Air
Winter 2012 (Issue 07), My Pickled Life
Winter 2012 (Issue 07), When Days Plunge into Night
Winter 2009 (Issue 04), Capturing in Passing
Winter 2007 (Issue 02), Scent