Alex Behr is a writer and musician in Portland, OR. She performed in bands in the Bay Area in the 1990s and contributed to underground zines. Since moving to Portland in 2003, she has published interviews, essays, and stories in Salon, Bitch, Tin House, Utne Reader, Oregon Humanities, The Rumpus, Propeller, and Lumina, among others. She has completed a memoir and has performed excerpts from her junior high diaries on both costs in the comedy show Mortified.