About the Authors: GSAS Grad. Life
Alexandra Loizzo-Desai (nee Loizzo): Alexandra received her MA in English from Fordham's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, which she attended from 2009-2011. She started the GSAS Grad. Life Blog in October 2010, during the second year of her MA program, hoping to share her experiences with other members of GSAS. She continued to write until her graduation in May 2011. She currently works in the Higher Education Industry in the Boston, MA area, and contributes entries to a blog for her undergraduate alma mater, Barnard College.
Naima Coster: Naima's stories have been published in The New York Times, Arts & Letters, The Fordham Observer, Yale Daily News Magazine, and The Acentos Review. She earned her B.A. in English and African American Studies from Yale University and her M.A. in English from Fordham University. Naima is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Fiction at Columbia University. She is at work on a novel. You can connect with Naima on Twitter and read more of her work on her website.