Alex Lemon (born in 1978) is an American poet and memoirist.
Lemon is the author of five books: The poetry collections Mosquito (Tin House Books 2006), Hallelujah Blackout (Milkweed Editions 2008), Fancy Beasts (Milkweed Editions 2010), and The Wish Book (Milkweed Editions 2014) and Happy: A Memoir (Scribner 2010).
Lemon is an editor-at-large for Saturnalia Books; poetry editor of descant, TCU's literary journal, sits on the editorial board of TCU Press and The Southern Review's advisory board. His awards and honors include a 2005 Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, a 2006 Minnesota Arts Board Grant, and inclusion in the Best American Poetry 2008 anthology. He currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas and teaches at Texas Christian University.
2006 — Mosquito. Tin House Books. ISBN 0-9773127-4-7
2008 — Hallelujah Blackout. Milkweed Editions. ISBN 978-1-57131-431-4
2010 — Happy. Scribner. ISBN 978-1-4165-5023-5
2010 — Fancy Beasts. Milkweed Editions. ISBN 978-1-57131-443-7
2014 — The Wish Book. Milkweed Editions.
- Alex Lemon's Website
- Mosquito at Tin House Books
- A Visit to Planet Lemtron - Alex Lemon's column in InDigest Magazine
- Milkweed Editions
- An Interview with Alex Lemon and musician Chris Koza
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