Alexandra Ares was born in Bucharest, Romania and reborn in New York, NY in 1998. She writes in English as her second language and her writing credits include novels, short stories, essays, cultural reviews, screenplays, plays, and academic work. Her style ranges from light and humorous to dramatic and literary. She also produced, wrote, and directed news and docs on performing arts. She is the publisher of Manhattan Chronicles, a member of PEN America and of Romanian Union of Writers. She is passionate about astrology, Tarot cards, I Ching, and many other divination methods, which are her life-long hobby. Most recently, Alexandra Ares finished a collection of short stories. "Manhattan Folly", and a new novel, "In The Pocket of Life," to be published in 2015. She won four awards and finalist titles for her novels. Her work was translated in Romanian and Turkish, and in Europe was featured in Elle, Elle Book Club, Cosmopolitan, Time Out, etc.
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Finalist of Best Book of the Year (BOTYA) 2013
Kitty Roman, a thirty something New York immigrant disenchanted with the American dream, impulsively takes on the trip of her life when Desert Rose, an eccentric artist, asks her to fly to L.A. to help her make a long awaited move on the man she loves.
An original, dark, funny three act play, with a strong female lead, blending the European and American culture and angst. A modern tragedy, a social vaudeville, and indirect a political play with an absurd and neo-feminist touch, coming from the tradition of Bertolt Brecht’s Three Penny Opera, Wendy Wasserstein’s Heidi Chronicles and David Hare’s Amy’s View.
The Other Girl
WINNER OF THE NEXT GENERATION INDIE AWARD
Two Europeans friends in New York, a man and a woman, are each torn between the desire to belong and feel alive and the desire to break away from the toxic love of another person.
My Life on Craigslist: A Novel
A twenty something zany New Yorker goes on Craigslist where she runs from trouble to trouble. But she has a special talent...
Award-Winning Finalist of Readers' Favorite
Award-Winning Finalist of Best Books USA
Recommended by Midwest Book Review, US Book Review, Publishers Weekly. SF Book Review etc.
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