Alex Hiam

Alex Hiam

Alex Hiam’s studio is in a black barn shaded by hemlock trees and full of old paintings from his favorite time period, the late 1800s and early 1900s, so it’s no surprise that turn-of-the-Century Boston is featured in his latest magical tale for teen readers. Alex grew up in and around Boston and majored in anthropology at Harvard College, where he also wrote and illustrated articles about natural history, and won the English Department’s Arnold Prize. But the honor he is most proud of was being entrusted as a student with the key to the iron gates of Mount Auburn Cemetery, where…
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FEATURED BOOKS
Silent Lee and the Adventure of the Side Door Key
Spring 2019


The busy streets of Boston’s Back Bay conceal another city, one that is a hundred years older, and quite full of magic. Silent (Sie to her friends from the Girls’ Academy of Latin and Magic) travels between the two Bostons daily. But her secret door is the target of a special branch of the CIA that won’t stop until they’ve gotten hold of her key…

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News & Publicity

  • BLOOD by Alex Hiam is now available for FREE through KindleUnlimited on Amazon

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  • Snow Farm, Williamsburg Mass., November 2019 Gallery sale of books and original artwork by Alex Hiam including illustrations from Aster’s First Winter and other books

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  • Kobo.com has published an e-version of Silvia, Princess Silver, making it available to readers all around the world!

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