Alex Mar

Alex Mar is a nonfiction writer based in New York City. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in the Oxford American, Elle, the New York Times Book Review, Epic, the Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015. She is also the director of the feature-length documentary American Mystic. Mar’s first book, Witches of America, was published this fall by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    Fall 2015: Satan in Poughkeepsie
    Anton LaVey exposed the show business of religion when he founded the Church of Satan. Half a century later, its high priest holds afternoon tea in suburban New York.
    June 2013: Man of the Future
    Fereidoun Esfandiary envisioned a world in which humans were limited by nothing not even death.
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