Alex is the author of YA novels Land and Cloud 9, both published by Hot Key Books, and is currently working on a middle grade story. Her novel Land was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Award 2016. Alex is an experienced creative writing teacher and has mentored and edited writers across the UK. She edits both fiction and non-fiction books. She also helps run an annual children’s book festival. Alex has an interest in middle-grade and YA stories, women's fiction and adult crime.