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Quarantine Q&A: Alex Wheatle

Alex Wheatle talks to Johnny Temple about his role on Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe” television series, and his young adult novels “Home Girl” and “Cane Warriors.”

Cane Warriors is available from Bookshop as well as directly from us.


ALEX WHEATLE is the author of several best-selling books including the young adult novel Home Girl, the modern classic Brixton Rock, and the multi-award-winning Crongton series. Wheatle’s body of work is a finalist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature and has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. He lives in South London. Cane Warriors is his latest novel.

Posted: Jan 19, 2021

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