Author of the article

Alex Brostoff is a writer, translator, and educator. Their work has appeared in forums including Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, Reading in Translation, Hyperallergic, and ASAP/Journal, where they co-edited a special issue on autotheory. Their essays have been awarded the Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize (2021) and second prize (selected by Jennifer Tseng) in Midway Journal’s -1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest (2023).