Alex Aster

Alex Aster is the award-winning author of the Emblem Island series, inspired by Latinx myths from her childhood. The first book, Curse of the Night Witch, was named one of the Best Books of 2020 by Kirkus and Amazon, was on Good Morning America, and received multiple starred reviews, and will be followed by a sequel, Curse of the Forgotten City, in 2021. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied English, and now lives in New York.


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