Dr. Horace Alexander was born in Kingston and grew up in Christiana, Manchester, Jamaica. He attended Holmwood High School and Knox College before pursuing tertiary education at Northern Caribbean University (then West Indies College) in Mandeville. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration, both from Andrews University in Michigan, and later an ED.S (Educational Specialist) Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Loma Linda University School of Education. He holds a doctorate (Ed.D.) in Leadership and Administration also from Loma Linda University where he taught for six years, training school principals and curriculum supervisors. Dr. Alexander has been a school Principal, District Superintendent, College Dean and College Vice President. His experience has been international, primarily in Canada, Jamaica, and the United States. More recently he has been an English professor at San Bernardino Valley College in San Bernardino, California. Dr. Alexander has served on the Board of Directors of the Jamaica Cultural Alliance for 14 years and is currently Chair of the Board. “Moon Over Port Royal” is his first novel.