Bio & Contact Info

Alexandra Diaz, Photo Credit Owen Benson

Alexandra Diaz, Photo Credit Owen Benson

Alexandra Diaz is the award winning children’s book author of The Only Road which received the Pura Belpré Honor, Américas Awards, and others. Along with her mother, she translated the book into Spanish, El único destino. Her other books include Good Girls Don’t Lie (a New Mexico-Arizona Book Award finalist) and When We Were (formerly titled Of All the Stupid Things, also a New Mexico-Arizona Book Award finalist as well as a ALA Rainbow List book), both for young adults.

An overactive imagination had her making up stories at an early age and led to getting an MA in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University. The daughter of Cuban refugees, she is a native Spanish speaker who currently lives in Santa Fe, NM.


Anyone, young or young at heart, is welcome to contact me. Carrier pigeons, smoke signals, or telepathy are all fine, but are dependent on weather conditions or brain waves.

If you prefer electronic methods, please include a relative subject line because emails that just say “hi” or nothing at all run the risk of being classified as spam (and being a vegetarian, I don’t care for it).

You may contact me at:
adiaz (at) alexandra-diaz (dot) com