Alex Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, which received a Lambda Literary Award, the Chautauqua Prize, the Grand Prix des Lectrices ELLE, the Prix des libraires du Quebec, and the Prix France Inter-JDD, an award for one book of any genre in the world. It has been translated into ten languages. Their next book, Both and Neither, is forthcoming from Doubleday. An excerpt, "Body Language," appears in Best American Essays 2020. They live in Portland, Maine and are an assistant professor at Bowdoin College.