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About Alex

Alex Dunne is an Irish author living in Canada. She spends her time thinking up fantastical tales for children, teens, and adults and drinking far too much tea. Alex has a BA in English & History from the University of Limerick and an MA in Literature & Publishing from NUI Galway. She is a co-founder of Silver Apples Magazine, an online literary journal dedicated to showcasing the best of Irish and international writing. Her first children's novel, The Book of Secrets, was published by The O'Brien Press in September 2022 and went on to win the Eilís Dillon Award for a First Book at the 2023 KPMG Children's Book Ireland Awards. A follow-up novel, The Harp of Power, will be published in October 2023. You can follow Alex on Twitter and Instagram @alexdunnewrites.

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