Photo: St. Emilion, France, 2018

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W. Alexander is a Creative Writer, loving father, and husband.

W. Alexander grew up in Tazewell, Virginia. As an adult he has lived and worked in Virginia, Michigan, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. In 2018 he married Olympic ice dancer Emily Samuelson in Newport, Rhode Island. Together they have one child. His professional goals are publishing both novellas and novels. When not writing prose, W. Alexander enjoys sketching, poetry, photography, art history, philosophy, and fatherhood. He is an active Episcopalian and considers himself a devout skeptic.

He loves literature that focuses on the existential. His work is directly influenced by modernism. Writers he admires are Ernest Hemingway, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoevsky, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, F.Scott Fitzgerald, Aldous Huxley, and Victor Hugo. W. Alexander explores and dissects the growing mistrust in modern society’s institutional and ideological systems. His prose reflects battles with depression, the problem of suffering, and experience within the LGBTQ+ community.

By the end of 2021, he will earn a BS in English: Creative Writing, minor in History from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He returned to college at thirty years old in order to fulfill his dream of becoming an author. He previously studied a BA in History: Western Civilization.

W. Alexander lives in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. He can be reached at alexanderdunford@icloud.com

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