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Fantasy writer and English teacher in Italy


Alexandra Wendt is a writer of adult fantasy, currently working on her next novel.

She has her bachelor's in Art History and English, as well as her master's in Italian Renaissance Art, which she completed during a year-long study in Florence. She has contributed to Blessed is She's blog, as well as the site featuring women in the arts, Art She Says.

Alex is also a CELTA-certified teacher of English as a foreign language.

Alex would like to publish books inspired by her love for art history, Italy, and all things fantastical and mysterious. When she's not writing, she can be found feeding her obsession for Victorian literature or playing her flute.

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Fantasy (adult and young adult) that explores different worlds, ties together art and magic, with a dash of humor and romance.



Living in Italy as an American, my travels, updates on my writing, and other stories and notes that catch my fancy.



Teaching--English and art history.

Art history--Renaissance, late medieval, Italian.

Research--Catholic theology, medieval sainthood, iconography, semiotics.

My current project

Clockpunk fantasy (adult): A dispossessed noblewoman joins a group of criminals to steal a world-altering piece of technology, but the real price of restoring her family’s honor might be her soul.

My current post

Being an American under lockdown in Italy during the coronavirus pandemic: my perspective on the growth of the outbreak and what it's like living in quarantine.

My current job

I am a CELTA and TEFL certified English teacher with experience teaching online and in-person, both children and adults. I also have experience with business English.

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