Alyssa Pinsker is a writer, performer and teacher living in New York City. She writes features and reviews for the Huffington Post, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, xoJane, BUST Magazine, Frisky, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Press, Chelsea Now, Forward, Chevrolet and more. 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, GIRL GONE GLOBAL, details her search for love and a spiritual home as an expat in three continents and a traveler to over thirty countries. She has lived in India, France, Japan, Switzerland and of course, New York. The how-to compliment is GIRLS GONE GLOBAL, a forum to connect solo women travelers, or how to go global yourself.
She is also a oft-booked storyteller and has appeared on the Moth, How I Learned Series, Purge, New York Stories, Two Truths, and more in New York City. As a comic she has performed at Gotham, Broadway Comedy Club and more. She has read her writings at the esteemed Franklin Park Reading Series 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.