Alix Strauss’ articles have appeared in many magazines and newspapers including: The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Time Magazine, Men’s Health, Outside, Marie Claire and Self among others. Her collection of short stories, The Joy of Funerals, published by St. Martin’s Press, won the Ingram Award and was named Best Debut Novel by The New York Resident. In addition, Alix’s work has been anthologized, and her short fiction has appeared in the Hampton Shorts Literary Journal, the Idaho Review and Quality Women’s Fiction. Her short story, “Shrinking Away,” won the David Dornstein Creative Writing Award. She is the recipient of several awards and fellowships: The Wesleyan Writers Conference, Skidmore College Writer’s Institute, Sarah Lawrence Summer and Squaw Valley’s Screenwriters’ Summer program.