Lex Santí earned his MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University in Fiction and his MSW from Washington University in Saint Louis. He founded Our Stories in 2005 and has served as the Editor in Chief since then. His own creative writing has been published in Word Riot, In Posse Review, Dark Sky Magazine, Prick of the Spindle, Cubista Magazine, Revista 22 and The Plum Ruby Review. In 2006 he was one of two Americans awarded a translation grant to live in a castle in Romania for three months.
He has reviewed thousands of manuscripts and written extensively from his unique perspective of being a writer and editor of a literary journal with a humanistic mission.
His most recent interview appeared in the ReviewReview in June of 2011 and in the Our Stories blog in May of 2011. In February of 2011 he was interviewed for the Simon and Schuster Blog by Cara Hoffman. In 2010 he was interviewed by Six Questions by Jim Harrison. Finally, in 2007 by the Mason fiction program blog. In 2008 he was profiled by the Pulteney Street Survey.
More can be found at www.alexissanti.com.