Kirsten Alexander is the author of two novels, Half Moon Lake (Penguin Random House, 2019) and Everything You Want (PRH, 2020). She is writing her third novel.
She is also co-founder of short story site Storymart.
Kirsten has worked as a nonfiction book editor, copywriter (inhouse four years for Aesop, also for Crumpler, M.L. Vintage, House + Universe), and occasional article writer (for the Age, the Daily Beast, Notebook, the Melbourne Weekly, Atticus Review and many others). She’s worked as a reviewer for ABC Radio National’s The Book Show, a magazine section editor, and content manager for several websites.
She was co-founder and editor of three-volume digital journal Open Field.
Kirsten was born in San Francisco, raised in Brisbane, and lives in Melbourne with her partner and two sons.