Alex is a writer, editor, and creative .
Alex's fiction, essays and comics have been published in Meanjin, Island, Stilts, Scum Mag, Seizure, Meet Me In The Pit, and elsewhere.
He has self-published a number of comics.
He is the editor and curator of Bonfire Park — an ekphrastic project that couples strange videogames with poets, writers, and artists — as well as The Best of The Lifted Brow: Volume Two.
Alex has made "games", taken photos, destroyed your faith in music, fallen down wells, told lies, etc. etc.
He was born in Hobart, Tasmania.
Learnin'd: BA (Honours) in Creative Writing from RMIT University.
Livin': Melbourne, Australia.
Bird site: @alexbennetts
Currently on Jobs: Learning Designer.
Previously on Jobs: Editor, legal secretary, copywriter, notetaker, band booker, pizza delivery driver.
Shortlisted for the Woollahra Digital Literary Award 2019 for 2133/Osaka, a long short story about futurist art, Airbnb scams and dislocation.
Longlisted for the Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2022 for Reality at Capacity, a short story collection manuscript populated by losers, pushovers and burnouts (write wot u kno??) whose mundane lives are swallowed by the eerie.
Tied for first place, though:
in a three-day, word-centric Survivor game.