Fox Benwell is a passionate author, educator, and academic, with a particular interest in the intersections between culture, literature, and learning. He holds a BA in international education, an MA in writing for young people (distinction) from Bath Spa University, and is working on his PhD, examining disability representation in current anglophone young adult literature. He teaches creative writing, as well as teaching in a SEN setting. He’s delivered several academic papers and school workshops on the topics of disability and LGBTQIA+ representation. Mostly, he’s an author and lover of stories. His debut novel The Last Leaves Falling was a CBC Notable Children’s Book in Children’s Studies, a USBBY Outstanding International Book, on the Arkansas Teen Book Award Reading List, and longlisted for the Carnegie Greenaway Medal. He also wrote Kaleidoscope Song, has contributed to three anthologies: Unbroken, Proud and Out Now, and is currently working on several new adventures.
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