Alex Manley

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Alex Manley is a Montreal/Tiohtià:ke writer and editor whose work has been published by Maisonneuve magazine, Hazlitt, and The Walrus, among others. Their poetry collection We Are All Just Animals & Plants was published by Metatron Press in 2016. A second book, Made-Up: A True Story of Beauty Culture Under Late Capitalism, an English-language translation of Daphné B.'s Maquillée, is forthcoming from Coach House Books.


Cover Photo: A photograph of a child wearing a baseball cap and turning to look at the camera. One of their hands is reaching up to grasp a branch. As they turn to camera, the long strands of hair at the back of their head hang down their white t-shirt.
Business in the Front, Rebellion in the Back

My childhood rat tail was a lesson on the borders of class and gender.

Jun 15, 2021