Alexa Giebink is a writer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her debut work, "Phoenix:Rising From Addiction," a memoir about her mother's recovery from alcoholism and depression, was released in December 2015. After graduating from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN with a B.A. in History in the May 2016, Giebink covered the food and entertainment scene in Sioux Falls for the city's newspaper, The Argus Leader. She now works as the Director of Communications at Great Bear Ski Valley, with the hopes of completing a second book.