Alexa Koch is an MFA candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she runs The Watermark Journal. Her fiction has been featured in The Good Life Review, and her thesis project will culminate in a short novel of literary fiction that challenges the conventions of narrative and the thoughts that create the human psyche. She lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.

She plans to pursue a doctorate in English literature with special focus on plot and form in literary fiction of the last two decades. She is especially interested in narratology and reader response theory.