Alexander Andrews is a 1-Time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Alexander Andrews is a critically acclaimed poet of African American, Native American and European ancestry. His first poetry book, In Shadowed Bliss, explores the wonderment of childhood, the importance and complexity of love, and the stress urbanization is wreaking on our environment. This critically acclaimed book has a 5 out of 5 star rating on Amazon and 4.9 out of 5 star rating on Barnes & Noble.com. His second poetry collection, The Lotus Dance, is set to be released in Fall 2021. Medicine for the soul is the best way to describe the collection of poems in The Lotus Dance. These brilliantly constructed poems weave a remarkable portrait of the joy and suffering we experience in the delicate dance of relationships, our effort to find our life’s purpose by looking to spirituality and the impact social injustice has in society. Alex Andrews cleverly weaves African American, Native American, and East Asian perspectives on finding love, embracing compassion and fighting injustice.
Andrews is currently  a professor of English and Humanities at Estrella Mountain College in Avondale, AZ. He is actively involved in defending and advocating the viewpoints of underrepresented groups in the U.S., abroad and on campus. In 2009 he received the Student Advocate Award for Excellence due to his exemplary contributions to students and the community. Another honor he received in 2018 was the Maricopa Community College District Outstanding Teaching Award.