Ali Berman received her MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. She is represented by the Strachan Literary Agency. Her work can be seen in Unsaid Literary Journal, Elimae, Used Furniture Review and Puerto del Sol.
In fall of 2014, Triangle Square Books for Young Readers, a division of Seven Stories Press, will publish her young adult novel Misdirected. The book follows a fifteen-year-old atheist boy from Massachusetts who immediately becomes an outsider after moving to a conservative Christian town in Colorado. Also scheduled for fall 2014 is Choosing a Good Life from Hazelden Publishing, a book that explores people who are at peace with the world and what we can learn from them.
In 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company that uses media to raise awareness about important social issues. She co-wrote "quiet de luxe", their debut short film that has played in film fests around the world.
When not devoting her time to her fiction, Ali works as a humane educator for HEART, teaching children about issues affecting people, animals and the environment.
Berman resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two cats.
Choosing a Good Life
Lessons from People Who Have Found Their Place in the World
Softcover, 200 pages