Alex Grant's Writings
"Bloody Heaven" (Poetry Book)
Galileo - I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. ...
Fear of Moving Water
Lillian Gish’s Mirror Silk curtains swish quiet as a stage-whisper, signal an encore performance at the academy of flesh. Around this silvered screen, the once-red bulbs, now chiffon-pink, hum their faint applause. A quiet acceptance, beatitude of years, pervades her shrinking days and every day the mirror darkens, the...
The Missouri Review
The Magician _______________________________________________________ Stars on his fingernails, sky in his hair, breath of the sea in his voice. His father sailed west on an Ottoman clipper -journey of the Magus from Constantinople. The magician knows the world, feels its blind dominions held tight in the sleight of his hand. We stumble through...
Some online poems here: Poemeleon: http://www.poemeleon.org/display/Search?searchQuery=alex+grant&moduleId=... Poetry Southeast: http://www.poetrysoutheast.com/fall2006/ and http://www.poetrysoutheast.com/spring2007/ Kaleidowhirl: http://home.windstream.net/ellablue/summer07.html Mannequin Envy: http://www.mannequinenvy.com/a....
Alex Grant's Chains & Mirrors won the 2007 Oscar Arnold Young Award(Best North Carolina poetry collection) and the 2006 Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize. Fear of Moving Water, his 2009 collection, was runner-up for both the Oscar Arnold Young and the...
Causes Alex Grant Supports
Southern Poverty Law Center
Alex’s Favorite Books
Catcher in the Rye, Journey to Ixtlan, Voyage to Arcturus, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, The White Hotel, The Four Quartets, The World Doesn't End...