Alexis Paige



Alexis Paige is the author of Work Hard, Not Smart: How to Make a Messy Literary Life, a craft memoir about neurodivergent creativity, and Not a Place on Any Map, a memoir-in-flash about the geography of trauma and addiction--both published by Vine Leaves Press, where Paige serves as CNF Aquisitions Editor. Her work also appears in Longform, Hippocampus Magazine, Fourth Genre, The Rumpus, and on Brevity, where she was an assistant editor from 2013-2019. Winner of the New Millennium Writings Nonfiction Prize, Paige has also received “Notable” mentions in Best American Essays and multiple Pushcart Prize nominations. Assistant professor of English at Vermont Technical College, she holds an MA in poetry and an MFA in nonfiction. You can find her online at