Portrait of Alex Landragin

Alex Landragin

Alex Landragin is a French-Armenian-Australian writer. His first novel, Crossings, is out now.

Born in France into a family of champagne-makers, he migrated to western Victoria as a child. Now a freelance copywriter, he is a former Lonely Planet author of guides to Australia, Europe and Africa, and has previously been online content manager for the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. He holds a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne and is a past recipient of an Australia Council Emerging Writer's Grant. Now residing in Melbourne, he has also lived in Washington DC, Paris, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Alice Springs and Marseille. Alex was formerly the Wheeler Centre's online content manager.

Photo: Helga Salwe