Alexandra Trnka

Alexandra Trnka is a writer and editor who was born in Newfoundland and is based in Toronto. She has a BA in philosophy from the University of King’s College and a Master’s in Cultural Studies from McGill. She is the reviews editor for The Ex-Puritan, and regularly contributes to publications including the Montreal Review of Books and the Journal of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. She recently won Prism international’s 2022 Creative Nonfiction Prize for “Czech is a Difficult Language,” an essay about language, memory, immigration.

Reviews by Alexandra Trnka:

November 1, 2023
Eva Crocker's latest novel explores moving to Montreal from a small city as a queer person in search of more.
July 8, 2021
Marie-Claire Blais’ sprawling tour de force is a vast narrative addressing the most pressing social issues of our time.