Out of Order is Alexis Sears’s first book. Alexis received her BA in Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University and her M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has been widely published, including in the Cortland Review, Hopkins Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Northwest Review, and Poet Lore. She was a scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference in 2019. Currently, she teaches 9th grade English in Oakland, California.