Alex Grant (poet)

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Alex Grant
Born20th century
Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
OccupationPoet, teacher
LanguageEnglish
Notable workssex
SpouseTristi

Alex Grant is a Scottish-born American poet and instructor.[1]

Biography[edit]

Background[edit]

He was born in Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland,[2] and grew up in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Grant resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife, Tristi.[4]

Literary career[edit]

Grant's work has appeared in Arts & Letters, Best New Poets 2007, Connecticut Review, The Missouri Review, The Seattle Review and Verse Daily.[5] Grant has appeared on WUNC's The State of Things show with Frank Stasio.[6][7]

Awards and honors[edit]

Grant has been a six-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, an American literary prize.[5]

He has also received the following honors:

Bibliography[edit]

His published poetry collections include:

  • Chains & Mirrors. Carrboro, North Carolina: North Carolina Writers Network. 2006. ISBN 978-1-883-31419-4.
  • The White Book. Charlotte, North Carolina: Main Street Rag Publishing Co. 2008. ISBN 978-1-599-48126-5.
  • Fear of Moving Water. Nicholasville, Kentucky: Wind Publications. 2009. ISBN 978-1-936-13802-9.
  • The Circus Poems. Davidson, North Carolina: Lorimer Press. 2010. ISBN 978-0-982-61713-7.
  • The Poems of Wing Lei. Nicholasville, Kentucky: Wind Publications. 2012. ISBN 978-1-936-13845-6.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Young, Nancy. "Poet Alex Grant Connects with Fuquay-Varina Friday at Lazy Lion". Fuquay-Varina Independent. Archived from the original on January 23, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  2. ^ "Poetry Final". Phi Kappa Phi Forum. Phi Kappa Phi. 84 (3): 33. Summer 2004.
  3. ^ Lodge, Oliver (April 2011). "Pirene's Fountain Interviews Alex Grant". Pirene's Fountain. 4 (9). ISSN 1942-2067. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  4. ^ "Alex Grant". Pirene's Fountain. 3 (7). April 2010. ISSN 1942-2067. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Alex Grant". One Pause. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  6. ^ Stasio, Frank (May 16, 2008). "Chains & Mirrors". The State of Things. North Carolina Public Radio. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  7. ^ Stasio, Frank (May 11, 2012). "The Poems of Wing Lei". The State of Things. North Carolina Public Radio. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  8. ^ "Prague Summer Program Update" (Microsoft Word). Western Michigan University. April 2004. Retrieved November 1, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "The Nimrod/Hardman Writing Awards". Nimrod. University of Tulsa. Archived from the original on August 30, 2005. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  10. ^ "Randall Jarrell/Harperprints Poetry Chapbook Competition". North Carolina Writers Network. Archived from the original on January 11, 2007. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  11. ^ "Kakalak: An Anthology of Carolina Poets". Main Street Rag Press. Archived from the original on March 21, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  12. ^ "Best New Poets 2007 Selections". Best New Poets. August 21, 2007. Archived from the original on February 8, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  13. ^ Cockrell, W. Edgar, III, ed. (2007). "Oscar Arnold Young Contest for Book" (PDF). Bay Leaves. Poetry Council of North Carolina (33). Retrieved November 1, 2012.

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