Alex Poppe is the author of four works of fiction: Duende by Regal House Publishing (2022), Jinwar and Other Stories by Cune Press (2022), Moxie by Tortoise Books (2019), and Girl, World by Laughing Fire Press (2017).
Duende has just been named a 2023 International Book Awards winner and a 2023 Spring Readers’ Choice Book Awards finalist. Jinwar and Other Stories has just won the 2023 Spring Readers’ Choice Book Award and was a 2022 International Book Awards finalist. In 2018, Girl, World was named a 35 Over 35 Debut Book Award winner, First Horizon Award finalist, Montaigne Medal finalist, Eric Hoffer Grand Prize finalist, and was awarded an Honorable Mention in General Fiction from the Eric Hoffer Awards.
Alex completed Duende and Jinwar and Other Stories with support from Can Serrat International Art Residency and Duplo-Linea De Costa Artist-in-Residency programs. She was thrilled to have been an artist-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, where she began her forthcoming memoir-in-essay Breakfast Wine. When she is not being thrown from the back of food aid trucks or dining with pistol-packing Kurdish hit men, she writes.