Alyssa Pinsker is a writer and performer. She writes features and reviews for Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Marie Claire, Time Out New York, New York, xoJane, BUST, Frisky, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Press,Huffington Post, Forward, Chevrolet and more. Book anthologies include “The Hope,” edited by Menachem Creditor and “The Best Advice in Six Words: Writers Famous and Obscure on Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work and Much More,” edited by Larry Smith.
She’s an occasional commentator for Huffington Post Live and the BBC World Service. She is also a NBCC member book critic.
Her memoir in progress is entitled GIRL GONE GLOBAL: A Serial Expat Seeks Love, Identity and a Spiritual Home. GGG is a bit like HBO’s GIRLS meets Eat, Pray, Love with a sense of humor. She has lived in India, France, Japan, Switzerland and of course, New York for at least a year at a time. GIRLS GONE GLOBAL is her start-up project, which is a support and information forum for fellow solo female travelers.
She is an oft-booked storyteller and has appeared on the Moth, Story Collider, How I Learned series, etc. As a stand up comic she has performed at Gotham, Broadway Comedy and other clubs around New York City. She has read at the Franklin Park Reading and Freerange Non-Fiction series amongst others. Alyssa is represented by Bicoastal Models for acting, fit and commercial print.
Alyssa has a Masters in Education from LIU, Brooklyn and is currently completing her MFA in Creative Non-Fiction at Sarah Lawrence College.
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