Alexandra Pecci is a freelance writer and the author of Tourist Town Guides Salem: A Guide to America's Bewitching City. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The (Toronto) Star, Vancouver Sun, National Post, Star Tribune, Edmonton Journal, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Stars and Stripes, Boston Magazine and more.
Pecci grew up on the Massachusetts North Shore, which gave her a deep love of history, the ocean, literature and, of course, good lobster rolls. She turned that love into a freelance writing career, digging into the area's cultural and culinary scenes with stories about travel, entertainment and history. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston.