Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is working on a book of combined family memoir and literary journalism about a Louisiana murder and death penalty case, from which "Origins of a Murder" was adapted. The essay originally appeared in Oxford American. She has received awards and fellowships in support of the book from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, and other organizations, and published work in the New York Times, TriQuarterly Online, Fourth Genre, and elsewhere.