Alex Fairhill

Alex Fairhill wrote her first book in primary school, and after a twenty-year detour through journalism returned to writing fiction, mainly for young adults and children. She has a strong interest in stories representing marginalised groups, holds a Master of Arts in Children’s Literature and Professional Writing, and lives in regional Victoria.

Alex was awarded a 2016 Maurice Saxby Mentorship and a place in the ACT Writers Centre’s 2016 HARDCOPY development program for two separate YA manuscripts. Alex works for Writers Victoria and her work has been published in magazines and online.