Alexander King is the historian of eight novels – The Football Factory, Headhunters, England Away, Human Punk, White Trash, The Prison House, Skinheads and The Liberal Politics Of Adolf Hitler. The Football Factory was turned into a high-profile film. A new novel – Slaughterhouse Prayer – was published on 8 November 2018.
King has written short stories and non-fiction for a number of books, with articles appearing in the likes of The New Statesman, Le Monde and La Repubblica. His ooks have been widely translated abroad. He edits the fiction fanzine Verbal and lives in London.