Breaking Ground: A Debut Author Feature with Alex Landragin

F (r)iction is thrilled to introduce our readers to Alex Landragin, the author of the the much-anticipated novel, Crossings. Due out in late July from St. Martin’s Press, Alex’s debut novel is told in three parts, and spans a hundred and fifty years and seven lifetimes.With three narrative threads that can be read either straight…

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Kate Weinberg

Alex Landragin is a French-Armenian-Australian writer. Currently based in Melbourne, Australia, he has also resided in Paris, Marseille, Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Charlottesville. He has previously worked as a librarian, an indigenous community worker and an author of Lonely Planet travel guides in Australia, Europe, and Africa. Alex holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne and occasionally performs early jazz piano under the moniker Tenderloin Stomp. Crossings is his debut novel.

Daniel Reneau

Daniel is a Denver-based illustrator skilled in digital and traditional mediums, and specializes in horror, fantasy, science-fiction, and comic-book illustration. He is the co-creator of the graphic novel Zombiraq, a winner of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Award, and a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Learn more at

First Featured In: No. 16, summer 2020

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