Alexa Trembly joined LACO in August 2016 after graduating from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing, concentrating in Fiction. During her education, she became committed to using her communication skills for arts management and social advocacy, helping provide resources and funding for public programs and community engagement. She is passionate about cultivating relationships between artist communities and the general public, and growing a sense of interconnectivity within the art world. In all things, she strives for collaboration, empowerment, and efficiency.
Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Alexa taught a creative writing laboratory at Pratt Institute’s Saturday Art School program. She also worked at PEN American Center, a freedom of speech non-profit, as an intern for the membership, marketing and literary awards departments. There she assisted with the Writers’ Emergency Fund, a financial crisis program, and the 2014 and 2015 Literary Awards ceremonies. In addition to her pursuits in development, Alexa continues to work on her fiction and nonfiction for publication. She is originally from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.