ALEXANDER GORDON SMITH
Agent: Sophie Hicks
Gordon was born in Norwich and studied English and American Literature at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of The Inventors, the Escape From Furnace series, made up of Lockdown, Solitary, Death Sentence, Fugitives and Execution, as well as The Fury.
Gordon is the founder of Egg Box Publishing along with poet Luke Wright, an independent not-for-profit imprint designed to promote talented new writers and poets. He is also the co-owner of Fear Driven Films, a production company filming its first feature.
Gordon actively encourages people of all ages to read and write, and runs creative writing talks and workshops worldwide. In 2009 he was named by the Courvoisier Future 500 as one of the most promising young entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom.
Gordon's latest series is called The Devil's Engine, and the final book in the trilogy, Hellwalkers, will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux at the end of 2017.