Alizah is the Arts & Entertainment director at West Side Spirit/NYC Now. Her reporting, essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Racked, Slate, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Formerly, she worked at  Metro U.S., Money magazine and Time Inc. A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and Pitzer College,  Alizah currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.