×

Contributor

AM

Alex Mar

Alex Mar is a writer based in her hometown of New York City. Her first book, Witches of America (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015 in non-fiction, a New York Times Editors’ Pick, among The Millions’ “Most Anticipated Books” of 2015, one of The Believer‘s “Favorite Books.” She was nominated for a 2018 National Magazine Award for Feature Writing, and her essays were included in both Longreads’ and BuzzFeed’s “Best of 2016” year-end lists. She is also the director of the feature-length documentary American Mystic, now streaming on Amazon. Mar is currently at work on her second non-fiction book, for Penguin Press.