Alex Simmons

Over the past 20 years Alex Simmons has written (and in some cases also created) a number of juvenile mysteries under a variety of pseudonyms for many well-known publishers. He has also penned two educational documentaries and several stage plays. One of his plays, Sherlock Holmes & the Hands of Othello, received critical praise and was published in Black Thunder: an Anthology of Contemporary African American Drama, published by Signet/Mentor Books.

Simmons has written three movie novelizations for Disney and three biographies for Steck-Vaughn, including one on Denzel Washington.

As a voiceover talent, Simmons can be heard on a wide range of projects from O’Henry Bars, to podcasting financial information for DeLoitte and Touche.

Simmons has traveled the country as a guest speaker and teaching artist. He has developed and conducted creative writing workshops (prose, comics, journalism, and playwriting), as well as consulted on a number of creative arts programs and curricula for children.

Currently, Simmons is serving as the Arts in Education Director for the Children’s Art Carnival (NYC); and he sits on the board of the New York State Alliance for Arts and Education. He is affiliated with the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art, and is also a member of the New York Writer’s Workshop.

 

Alex Simmons is the creator of Black Jack and Orpheus

Blackjack: Blood and Honor, The Graphic Novel

Created by Alex Simmons and Dwayne Turner.

Alex Simmons’ first ARCHIE & FRIENDS  story

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