Ali Cross

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Born (1968-07-20) July 20, 1968 (age 55)
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Pen nameAli Banks Cross, Ali M. Cross
NationalityCanadian American
GenresYoung Adult Fiction Urban Fantasy
Notable worksDesolation, Mini Kim: Vampire Girl
Notable awardsWhitney Award
Years active2011-Present
RelativesPaul Soles (Uncle)

Ali Cross is a Canadian-American novelist. She is best known for her young adult urban fantasy series "Desolation", including Become, Desolate and Destined. She self-published "Become" in 2011, and it went on to win Best Young Adult Book from the League of Utah Writers in 2012[1] and an Honorable Mention from the Hollywood Book Festival in 2013.[2]

The first book in her Minnie Kim: Vampire Girl series, First Kisses Suck, won a Whitney Award for Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction Novel in 2018.[3] The Whitneys are an awards program for novels written by authors who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This book was included in an anthology titled Sigils and Spells which was a USA Today best seller in January 2018.[4]

Selected Works

Desolation Series

  • Cross, Ali (2011). Become. ISBN 978-0991859900.
  • Cross, Ali (2019). Desolate. ISBN 978-1732754249.
  • Cross, Ali (2019). Destined. ISBN 978-1732754256.

Mini Kim: Vampire Girl

The Eden Project

The Runes Universe

(As Ali M. Cross)

(As Ali Banks Cross)


Writer Awards
Title Award From Year
Become Best Young Adult Book[1] League of Utah Writers 2012
Become Honorable Mention[2] Hollywood Book Festival 2013
First Kisses Suck Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction[3] Whitney Award 2018


  1. 1.0 1.1 "League of Utah Writers Award Winners". Goodreads. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Hollywood Book Festival 2013 Winners". Hollywood Book Festival. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "2018 Whitney Award Winners". Whitney Awards. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  4. "USA Today Bestseller List". USA Today. January 11, 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2020.

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