William Alexander, a second generation Cuban-American, writes science fiction and fantasy for kids. His novels include the National Book Award-winning Goblin Secrets and the International Latino Book Award finalist Ambassador. He studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College, English at the University of Vermont, and creative writing at Clarion. He now teaches for the Vermont College of Fine Arts program in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Visit him online at goblinsecrets.com and on Twitter via @williealex.