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Alex Grant (poet)

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Occupation  Poet, teacher
Role  Poet
Name  Alex Grant
Spouse  Tristi
Language  English

Books  Fear of Moving Water, The Poems of Wing Lei

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



He was born in Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland, and grew up in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

Personal life

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

Literary career

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

Awards and honors

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

He has also received the following honors:

  • Pavel Srut Poetry Fellowship, 2004 (a program of Western Michigan University; named in honor of Czech poet Pavel Srut)
  • The Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry – Honorable Mention, 2005 (named in honor of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda)
  • The Randall Jarrell Prize, 2006 (named in honor of American poet Randall Jarrell)
  • Kakalak Poetry Prize, 2006
  • Best New Poets 2007
  • Oscar Arnold Young Award, 2007
  • References

    Alex Grant (poet) Wikipedia

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