Alexander Andrews is a critically acclaimed poet of African American, Native American and European ancestry. He is also the author of the poetry collection In Shadowed Bliss.
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.