Alex Ivey longlisted for Mslexia competition

Recent UEA graduate Alex Ivey has been longlisted for the Mslexia Women’s Novel Competion. Alex (pictured) moved to England from the USA in 1999 and worked in the voluntary sector managing older people’s services before graduating from UEA’s Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA last year. She is longlisted for her Young Adult novel, ‘Kingdoms’, which she developed while on the MA. The Mslexia competition is being judged by the novelist Sarah Waters, the broadcaster Jenni Murray and the literary agent Clare Alexander, and is worth £5,000 to the winner.

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