Alex is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the City News Bureau of Chicago, the Washington DC bureau of the Baltimore Sun; Newsday; NBC in Tucson; and many other media organizations. He is the author of Chasing Medical Miracles: The Promise and Perils of Clinical Trials (Walker 2009) and the novel Bad Day for the Home Team (Zumaya 2010.) Originally from New York, Alex lives in Bisbee, Arizona.

Amtrak Residency for Writers Semi-Finalist
This is my site Written by Alex on June 17, 2014 – 6:08 pm

I just got word today that I am a semi-finalist for an Amtrak Residency for Writers. They chose 115 people out of 16,100 applicants. Out of those, they will select 24 people for a get away for up to five days on a private sleeping car doing nothing but seeing the country and writing. Amtrak [...]

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