Iā€™m Alexandra. My first novel Days of Distraction is forthcoming in 2020 from Ecco/HarperCollins.

Previously, I worked as a staff writer for Cornell University, WIRED, and Macworld, where I covered technology, science, and research. My journalistic pieces have also appeared in Popular MechanicsThe AtlanticBUST, Popular Science, OutsideO, The Oprah Magazine, and elsewhere.

I grew up in San Francisco, Shanghai, and Davis, and now live in Ithaca.