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Alexis Schaitkin

Alexis Schaitkin

Alexis Schaitkin’s stories and essays have appeared in The Southern Review, Southwest Review, Ecotone, The New York Times, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been anthologized in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and her essays have been notable mentions in The Best American Essays and The Best American Travel Writing. She received her MFA in fiction from the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns Fellow. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with her husband and son.

Books by Alexis Schaitkin

Saint X

Alexis Schaitkin’s Saint X is a gripping psychological drama ripped from the headlines—about a young girl whose older sister vanishes on a luxury Caribbean vacation and, years later, a chance encounter with one of the suspects which spirals into an obsessive intimacy.

On Sale: September 10, 2019