Jane Alexander is a novelist and short story writer based in Edinburgh. After training at Edinburgh College of Art, she went on to study creative writing at the University of Glasgow and Northumbria University, gaining her PhD in 2018. Jane’s most recent work is in the field of speculative fiction; her latest novel A User’s Guide To Make-Believe (Allison & Busby, 2020) is a science fiction thriller that explores the potential impacts of immersive virtual realities, and her forthcoming collection of uncanny short stories with accompanying essay, The Flicker Against the Light and Writing the Contemporary Uncanny (Academia Lunare, 2021), investigates contemporary and near-future experience of science and technology. Jane also lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh.

Image: Jane Alexander (Photography by Anita Fitzsimons).