Alizah Holstein

Alizah Holstein (www.alizahholstein.com) holds a PhD in medieval history from Cornell University and currently works as a freelance editor and translator. She is writing a memoir that explores the relationship between her own past and the collective sense of history, focusing in particular on Rome. In fall 2018 Alizah joined the first cohort of the International MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she concentrates on creative nonfiction and literary translation.

  • The city of Reykjavik framed in the foreground by a lake and in the background by cloud-capped mountains
    December 3, 2019 | Alizah Holstein
    I stepped out of Keflavík airport at 4:30 a.m. Far off in the dimly lit parking lot was the bus to Reykjavík—parked, empty, still off-duty. Winds buffeted me from above, the cold air curling its way u...

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