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 culminated in a short piece of fiction that challenges the conventions of narrative and the thoughts that create the human psyche. She lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.

She will begin a PhD in English Literature this fall at the University of New Hampshire, where she plans to focus on the ways in which gender and mental health & trauma inform unconventional plot and form in contemporary American fiction.