Alex Williams

Alexander Williams is a teacher, writer and singer based in Watford. Twice part of The Royal Court’s prestigious Young Writers’ groups, he was selected by Penguins Books in 2016 to attend their WriteNow event, aimed at increasing diversity in publishing, where he presented his LGBT themed YA novel His Hidden Wings (published by TSL Books 2018). His children’s book Wendy The Whale was published by Wynstone’s Press in 2011. Plays include: Ophelia (2009); Thyestes (2008, received a 3 star review from The Guardian’s Michael Billington); Dinner and a Doughnut (Scriptspace 2012); One Day On The Train (Scripted at Southwark Playhouse 2012); Stronger (Talawa Hotspots, 2012); Ten Dates (Bossanyi Studio 2014, Attico Arts Café 2016, London Improv Theatre 2017); Gust (Pen Fed Festival 2017) and The Lost Children, a Key Stage 2/3 musical for schools. For more details visit

Alexander has a poem in our global majority anthology, Where We Find Ourselves