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William Alexander Papers

Identifier: RBSC-SFWA-067

Scope and Contents

The William Alexander Papers consist of printed manuscripts,proofs, and miscelleaneous documents. Series I consists of Novels. Series IV consists of Miscellaneous.


  • created: 2010-2014
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/20/2013


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

Conditions Governing Use

Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.

Biographical or Historical Information

William Alexander is a science fiction author. He studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College/ He studied English at University of Vermont. He studied creative writing at the Clarion Workshop. Alexander teaches at the Vermont College of Fine MFa program in Writing for Chilren and Young Adults. He has won the National Book Award for his debut novel, Goblin Secrets. Alexander won the Earphones Award for his narration of the Goblin Secrets Audiobook. Alexander has written A Festival of Ghosts, A Properly Unhaunted Place, Ghoulish Song, Nomad, and Ambassador.

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Arrangement Note

Series I consists of Novels; Series IV consists of Miscellaneous.

Source of Acquisition

William Alexander

Accruals and Additions

Additions from William Alexander: 02/11/2015, 04/22/2015

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Repository Details

Part of the Northern Illinois University Repository

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL 60115 US