“My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.”

Ursula K. Le Guin
W. Alexander. St. Emilion, Fr 2018

W. Alexander spent his childhood living deep within the Appalachian mountains of western Virginia. He has lived and worked in Virginia, Michigan, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. He married Professional, Olympic ice-dancer Emily Samuelson, in Newport, Rhode Island, in 2018. His professional goal is publishing novels. His favorite pastimes are writing fiction, reading poetry, studying art, analyzing history, sketching, contemplating philosophy, and traveling. His deepest joy comes from being a father.

W. Alexander is devoted to his faith.

He loves literature focused on the existential; his work is influenced by the modernist authors: Ernest Hemingway, Franz Kafka, T.S. Eliot, Fyodor Dostoevsky, J.R.R. Tolkien (his favorite), C.S. Lewis, and F.Scott Fitzgerald. Other writers’ whom influence his work are J.K. Rowling, Jonathan Swift, Issac Asimov, Bernard Cornwell, and Victor Hugo. And of course, Voltaire, the man rightly distinguished from all others, whom is considered, by W. Alexander, history and literature’s most influential person. W. Alexander’s prose is committed to explore and dissect his mistrust in society’s institutional and ideological values.

Fun Fact(s):

  • W. Alexander is a proud Potterhead; he belongs to House Ravenclaw.
  • He speaks French.
  • His favorite movies are The Lord Of The Rings series.
  • His favorite thing to eat is hummus.
  • He reads The Hobbit, his favorite book, every year.

He is earning a BS: English and Writing: Creative Writing with a Minor in History from Liberty University. The degree will be completed in 2021. He returned to college at thirty years old to fulfill his ambition for published authorship. He previously studied a BA in History: Western Civilization.

W. Alexander lives in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. You can reach him at alexanderdunford@icloud.com