Profile

William Alexander writes science fiction and fantasy for Middle Grade audiences.

 

His novels include Goblin Secrets, Ghoulish Song, Ambassador, and Nomad. Honors include the National Book Award, the Eleanor Cameron Award, Junior Library Guild Selection, Mythopoeic Award Finalist, International Latino Book Award Finalist, Calvino Award Finalist, Minnesota Book Award Finalist, and Earphones Award for audiobook narration.

Will studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College, English at the University of Vermont, and creative writing at the Clarion Workshop. For more info visit www.willalex.net.

Education

MA - English | UVM
BA - English/Theater | Oberlin

Selected work

Shelley Tanaka

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Ibi Zoboi

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Liz Garton Scanlon

Faculty, MFA in WCYA; Alumnx Mini-Residency

Nova Ren Suma

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

An Na

Faculty, MFA in WCYA; Writing Novels for Young People Retreat

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Faculty, MFA in WCYA