Alexa Frank is an Assistant Editor at HarperVia. She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she also served as fiction editor of The Iowa Review. In 2019, she was awarded a Fulbright scholarship, where she researched and wrote at Waseda University in Tokyo. At HarperVia, she has edited titles such as Tomihiko Morimi’s THE TATAMI GALAXY (shortlisted for the 2023 PEN Translation Prize) and Rin Usami’s IDOL, BURNING. She also translates from Japanese; her translations of OFFSHORE LIGHTNING by Nazuna Saito and RIVER’S EDGE by Kyoko Okazaki are forthcoming this summer from Drawn and Quarterly and Vertical respectively.