Who: Alex Lemon is the author of the poetry collections Hallelujah Blackout , Mosquito, At Last Unfolding Congo and the memoir Happy. A play will be published by cinematheque press in 2010. His poems have appeared in numerous magazines, including Esquire, Best American Poetry 2008, AGNI, BOMB, Gulf Coast, jubilat, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Open City, Pleiades and Tin House. He was awarded a 2005 Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and a 2006 Minnesota Arts Board Grant. He co-edits LUNA: A Journal of Poetry and Translation with Ray Gonzalez and is a frequent contributor to The Bloomsbury Review.When: Wednesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Claeys Lounge, Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Contact: MFA Program at (925)631-4457, on the web: MFA Program
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