Vermont
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
William Alexander

William Alexander is a National Book Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of fantasy and science fiction for kids.

Additional honors include an Eleanor Cameron Award, an Earphones Award, a finalist for the International Latino Book Award, two Junior Library Guild Selections, two Minnesota Book Award finalists, and two CBC Best Children’s Book of the Year Awards.

Will is a second generation Cuban-American immigrant to the United States. He studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College, English at the University of Vermont, and creative writing at Clarion. He teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts program in Writing for Children and Young Adults.

 

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Contact Information

First Name: 
William
Job Title/Position: 
Writer
Physical Address: 
Montpelier, VT 05601
Last Name: 
Alexander

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Humanities - Literature
Populations Served: 
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
LGBTQ Populations
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
7
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Awards: 
National Book Award
Eleanor Cameron Award
Earphones Award
CBC Best Children's Book of the Year Award
International Latino Book Award Finalist
Mythopoeic Award Finalist
Junior Library Guild Selection

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
Microphones are always nice. No other tech needs.
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$5,000
State of Residence: 
Vermont
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1
Maximum Number of Performers: 
1