Kirsten Alexander

Writer, editor and copywriter. I’m also at kirstenalexander.com and @kirstenalex. Literary agent is jacintadimase.com.


Australia, Go to Your Room


I’d like to tell you a story about my country, Australia.

We’re healthy, and things are going well on many fronts. We weathered the GFC better…


Never Been Had So Good

Brand Australia: Nailed


Internal Comms Team:

Rebranding Australia is off to a start. (Need you guys to think of an adjective…


The Exercise Cure


This is not about me. I want to recommend a book called The Exercise Cure to you. But I’ll tell you this about myself so you know the perspective from which my recommendation…


4 Tips for Republicans


There’s been a change of the guard in the south. Far south: Australia. And now I’m running the place I need to tell you, we’re not happy you’ve got a pack of communists…


Whose Home is it Anyway?


A tree fell on our house while we were away, camping. We three, in a tent, near a glassy lake, at the top of a diminutive mountain, five hours from the city. Our…


Why I’m Holding Out


I’m writing a second manuscript while my agent waits on publishers’ responses to my first one. I may not land a publisher for either manuscript, despite my agent’s…


Australia, Go to Your Room


I’d like to tell you a story about my country, Australia.

We’re healthy, and things are going well on many fronts. We weathered the GFC better…


Day of the Dog


‘He’s doing it again.’ I’ve stopped on the sidewalk to talk to my friends Ben and Kate. It’s mid-winter, late morning, and we’re standing outside the coffee shop they’ve just…