William Alexander

Winner, 2012 National Book Awards

William Alexander won the National Book Award in 2012 for his first novel, Goblin Secrets. His second novel, Ghoulish Song, was a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award. His third, Ambassador, was a finalist for the International Latino Book Award and won the Eleanor Cameron Award. Will 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.
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Goblin Secrets

Young People Literature, William Alexander's Goblin Secrets
ISBN 9781442427266 Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Rownie, the youngest in Graba the witchworker's household of stray children, escapes and goes looking for his missing brother. Along the way he falls in with a troupe of theatrical goblins and learns the secret origins of masks. More about this book >

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William Alexander

William Alexander won the National Book Award in 2012 for his first novel, Goblin Secrets. His second novel, Ghoulish Song, was a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award. His third, Ambassador, was a finalist for the International Latino Book Award and won the Eleanor Cameron Award. Will 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.

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