Goldie Alexander


About Me

Goldie’s 90 books and prizewinning short stories appear both in Australia and internationally. Her ability to bring both the past and other worlds to light, touches the hearts of both adults and children. She writes in almost every genre and has won many awards for her novels and short stories.  Recent books for older children include The Youngest Cameleer,  My Holocaust Story: Hanna, now printed in Canada and the sci-fi Cybertricks which won a 2016  Notable.  Her most recent novels for young adults include ‘That Stranger Next Door’, and ‘In Hades: a verse novel’ short listed in 2015 for an Aurealis Award.

 Just published is the SHAKESPEARE NOW! TRILOGY, three novels that use contemporary plots and young protagonists based on well-known plays. Gap Year Nanny (Macbeth set in the present), The Trytth Chronicles (The Tempest as science fantasy), and Changing History ( Romeo and Juliet set 1928 Berlin). She speaks in schools, tertiary and community centres, festivals and also run classes in creative and memoir writing for adults as “Mentoring Your Memoir”.

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