Alex Vickery-Howe is an award-winning playwright and emerging novelist. In 2008 he made his writing debut with Once Upon a Midnight, a bilingual, bicultural horror rock musical. The show opened in Okinawa, Japan, before selling out again at the Adelaide OzAsia Festival. Since then, he has written for the stage in partnership with a number of theatre companies. His plays Out of the Ordinary and Watchlist are available from Currency Press. On screen, Alex has written and directed a number of short films. In 2018, he completed an internship with StudioCanal working in screen assessment/development. He holds a PhD from Flinders University, where he teaches across Creative Writing, Screen and Drama.
Narrative, fantasy, ideology, politics, environmentalism, mystery stories and speculative fiction.
2021 Ruby Award shared winner, Decameron 2.0
2019 Winner Global Film Festival Award, Los Angeles, Best Comedy
2018 Internship with STUDIOCANAL, Australia
2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (with Dr. Maggie Ivanova and Peter Beaglehole)
2017 Grant for New Writing, Arts SA
2017 Winner Pathways Screenplay Competition
2015 Winner Global Independent Film Award, Best Thriller
2014 Winner Global Independent Film Award, Best Horror
2014 Dazed4Horror, Best Foreign Narrative Short
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