Alexandra Shelley

Illuminated Manuscripts

Books by Once and Present Workshop Members

literary magazines including stories of workshop members


Alexandra Shelley has taught writing workshops at Columbia, Yale, and The New School for 23 years. She currently teaches fiction workshops at The New School as well leading an independent group.

With fiction honed in her workshops, many of her students have acquired agents, published in literary magazines, won short story awards, or gone on to graduate writing programs, including the Iowa Writers Workshop, Columbia, N.Y.U., Hunter, The New School, Rutgers. Several have published novels or story collections.