Alexandra Barylski

Executive Editor

Alexandra Barylski is the Executive Editor of The Marginalia Review of Books, an award-winning poet, a deep literacy advocate and entrepreneur.

She is an award-winning poet, artist, and a graduate of Yale Divinity School, where she studied poetry and religion with Christian Wiman, former Editor of POETRY. She was a 2018 Peter Taylor Fellow for the Kenyon Review, and her interviewers with poets Afaa Weaver and Ocean Vuong have been featured at Kenyon Review podcast and the POETRY Foundation.

In 2021, she co-founded The Writing College, where she teaches deep literacy as a transformational philosophical practice founded on two decades of original research and work in writing labs, liberal arts universities, technical colleges, prisons, and prep-schools.