Alexandra Molotkow is a writer and a senior editor at Real Life magazine. She was a founding editor of Hazlitt and a deputy editor at the Hairpin and an associate editor at The Walrus. She wrote an arts column for the Globe and Mail and she has also written for The Believer, The New York Times Magazine, The Cut, The New Republic, and many other places.

Her favourite word is "palm." 

"Balm" is good, too, though not as good.

"Cone" is a good word as well.

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