Alejandro Varela (he/him) is based in New York. His work has appeared in The Point
magazine, Boston Review, Harper's Magazine, The Rumpus, Joyland Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, The Offing, Blunderbuss Magazine, Pariahs
(an anthology, SFA Press, 2016), the Southampton Review
, and The New Republic
. He is a 2019 Jerome Fellow in Literature and his graduate studies were in public health.