Alina Simone is a singer-turned-writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Slate, The Wall Street Journal and the Guardian Long Read, among many others. She is a regular contributor to PRI’s The World, and the author of two books: the essay collection You Must Go and Win and the novel Note to Self, both published by Faber. She has taught writing at Yale University.

She lives in New York City with her husband, philosopher Josh Knobe, and their daughter Zoe.

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