Alex is a writer, editor, and comics fiend.


His fiction, essays and comics have been published in Meanjin, Island, Stilts, Scum Mag, Seizure, Meet Me In The Pit, and elsewhere.

He is the editor of Bonfire Park โ€” an ekphrastic project that couples strange videogames with poets, writers, and artists โ€” and The Best of The Lifted Brow: Volume Two.

He has made games, taken photos, destroyed your faith in music, fallen into wells, told lies, etc. etc.

Alex was born in Hobart, Tasmania.


Fact zone:

  • Learnin'd: BA (Honours) in Creative Writing from RMIT University.

  • Livin': Melbourne, Australia.

  • Tweetin', for better or worse: @alexbennetts

  • Currently on Jobs: Full-time eLearning Designer.

  • Previously on Jobs: editor, legal secretary, copywriter, notetaker, band booker, delivery driver.

  • Award Loser: Shortlisted for the Woollahra Digital Literary Award 2019 for 2133/Osaka, a long short story about futurist art, Airbnb scams and ~dislocation~

  • Tied for first place: in a three-day, word-centric Survivor game.


Contact zone:

๐Ÿ“ง alexanderbennetts@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ง