Alexandra Fuller is an author who currently lives in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
Fuller was born in the town of Gloss op, England but moved with her family to Rhodesia and was educated at boarding schools in Mutare and Harare. Her first book was 2001’s Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight, a memoir of life with her family living in southern Africa.
Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize in 2002, was a New York Times Notable Book for 2002 and a finalist for The Guardian’s First Book Award. Scribbling the Cat, her second book, was released in 2004. It is an unflinching tale of war’s repercussions. It won the Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage in 2005.