In jail for drunk driving, dried blood stiffening her jeans, Alexis Paige waits to hear if anyone was hurt in the accident she caused and tries to mean it when she tells herself she'll quit drinking. ...more
Alexis Paige’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Pinch, Passages North, Fourth Genre, The Rumpus, Pithead Chapel, and on Brevity’s blog, where she is an Assistant Editor. Winner of the 2013 New Millennium Writings Nonfiction Prize, Paige has an MFA from the University of Southern Maine. She is finishing a memoir about the 60-day stint in a Texas jail that taught her to grow up. She lives in Vermont, and can be found online at alexispaigewrites.com.