Alexis Pride - Columbia College Chicago

Alexis Pride

Associate Professor


Alexis Pride, Director of Graduate Programs, earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where today she is a full-time Department of English and Creative Writing professor. She earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her short fiction has been previously published in Tri-Quarterly Magazine, several editions of F Magazine, and other journals. Her novel, Where the River Ends, was praised by author Sandra Cisneros (The House On Mango Street), who wrote of Pride’s novel: “I applaud Alexis Pride for honoring the story of a woman warrior, a teacher. Pride writes with a sharp ear for the spoken word and with the wise and generous heart of an old spirit.” Pride is currently at work on her novel, Sex Kills.


B.A., Columbia College Chicago 1983
M.F.A., Combined Writing Columbia College Chicago 1994
Ph.D., English University of Wisconsin 2001