Alex Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, which received a Lambda Literary Award, the Chautauqua Prize, the Grand Prix des Lectrices Elle, the Prix des libraires du Quebec, and the Prix France Inter-JDD. It was translated into eleven languages and is in development with HBO. A 2023 United States Artists fellow, Marzano-Lesnevich has also received awards and honors from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Eccles Centre at the British Library, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Maine Arts Commission, the Camargo Foundation, Civitella Ranieri, and Dora Maar, among others, and is a two-time Yaddo and three-time MacDowell fellow. Their essays and journalism have been published in The New York Times, Harper’s, Agni, and Elle France, and included in THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2020 and 2022. Marzano-Lesnevich writes frequently about transgender and LGBTQ lives, histories, and narratives. Their second book, BOTH AND NEITHER, is forthcoming from Doubleday and publishers internationally.