Alex Watson is a fiction writer and poet from New York. She’s the executive editor of Apogee Journal, and she received the 2019 PEN/Nora Magid Prize for Literary Magazine editing. She’s a Lecturer at Barnard College, where she has received two innovative teaching awards. Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in The Nation, The South Carolina Review, The Common, The Bennington Review, The Rumpus, Yes Poetry, Nat. Brut., Redivider, PANK, and others. She has an MFA in fiction writing from Columbia and a BA in English from Brown.