Alex Brown (bio) is currently based in Gunwalloe, Cornwall. Currently working for Emeritus.org as a Course Leader/Learning Facilitator, and Clear Admit as a Community Manager. Seeking project-based consulting or teaching assignments in the marketing and digital media space. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
My latest work, March 2023: Weaponizing the Internet: How Disinformation is eroding democracies.
Missionville is available on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.ca, and Booktopia (au), paperback and kindle. Missionville is also available at Barnes & Noble. It’s a story about greed, desperation and humanity, based at a low-level racetrack in Pennsylvania.
Excerpt: Missionville: Chapter 4
2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook
Money Laundering in Horse Racing News?
DownTheStretch: A Kentucky Derby contestant (short story)
Five Semi-Finalists Announced For 2017 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award
This Is Horse Racing: An Excerpt from Missionville
Book Review: Missionville by Alex Brown
Opinion: For Many Racetracks, ‘Horse-Slaughter Pipeline’ Is Necessary, But There Are Ways To Fight It
Why the ‘horse-slaughter pipeline’ is vital for so many racetracks – and what can be done to fight it
Horse books for the holidays: Missionville book review
Still Time to Help the Horses and Burros for Christmas
Down The Stretch: Book Review: Missionville by Alex Brown
Years spent at Woodbine served as critical education for Alex Brown’s horse racing novel
Alex Brown, author of Missionville – Interview
Missionville by Alex Brown
Former Cecil Whig contributor publishes novel
Profile On: Alex Brown, former Exercise Rider
Prior Book: Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions is now available at Clear Admit and Amazon. You can explore the book through a series of book excerpts and author commentaries.
Recent blog posts:
Missionville to launch in September
Missionville: Cover Art For New Book
Second Auction: A Short Story
Horse Racing: A Short Story
Pavement Artist, London, 1936
Merther Uny, Cornwall: Stone Cross
YouTube Video Project: Horses: Sports, Culture, and Slaughter, in America launched.
Not too current, but I wrote a book: Greatness and Goodness: Barbaro and His Legacy. (published 2011)
Alex Brown Racing came to prominence as a site that provided updates on 2006 Derby winner Barbaro, during his time at the New Bolton Center. That episode evolved into an online community that supports horse welfare issues (discussion board).
Alex Brown also teaches, writes, advocates for horses, speaks, and undertakes consulting work.