Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir. She is a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts fellow, has received a Rona Jaffe Award and twice been a fellow at both MacDowell and Yaddo. Her essays appear in the New York Times, Oxford American and the anthologies TRUE CRIME and WAVEFORM: Twenty-first Century Essays by Women, as well as many other publications. She received her J.D. from Harvard, her M.F.A. at Emerson College, and her B.A. from Columbia University. She now lives in Boston, Mass., where she teaches at Grub Street and in the graduate public policy program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.