About alaina 

alaina is a freelance writer of personal essays and an editor of just about anything else -- though she specializes in doctoral dissertations of non-native english speakers.  she holds a degree from the university of colorado and has studied language at the anglo-american college in prague. her essays have appeared or is forthcoming in holl & lane magazine and litro, and her travel writing has been featured on websites such as travel squire and travelers anonymous.  she completed her first book in 2016 and it is forthcoming. 

alaina is a recovering vegetarian, compulsive spaghetti-eater and a hockey fanatic (don't try to tell her anyone is better in net than patrick roy).  you can find her and her husband at an airport usually.  when she's not traveling, you can find her at home in denver, cuddling her two boys or binge watching the americans.