Alexander Hardy

New York City-based food lover Alexander Hardy is the dance captain for Saint Damita Jo's Jackson's Royal Army. He is an essayist, freelance copywriter, cultural critic, chicken enthusiast, lupus survivor, mental health advocate, and educator who informs and entertains through his colorful commentary on race, sex, sexuality, food, society and pop culture. He runs The Colored Boy, a blog showcasing his written work and documenting his travels, tragedies, and triumphs. Among other outlets, Alexander has written for, Courvoisier,, Eater, Gawker and Huffington Post, as well as Very Smart Brothas and Abernathy Magazine, where he serves as Senior Writer. In addition to penning a column for Saint Heron called "Black In The Day," he is currently working on an essay compilation. His writing portfolio can be found here.

Alexander does not believe in snow.