where the writers are

Latest News & Events

Personal Poetry Critique with a national award-winning poet

Alex Grant -- The Circus Poems

Over the past few years, I have spent much of my time leading workshops, giving readings and critiquing and mentoring poets. After 26 years of corporatocracy, I am devoting myself full-time to poetry. I am now taking on more students - details, testimonials, etc. at alexgrantpoet.com.

Alex's Latest Blogs

Jun.30.2012 - 7:26 am
"If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love-affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've...
Continue Reading »
May.30.2012 - 7:15 pm
After 26 years of(sometime) stupidity, venality and bureaucracy, I finally decided last week that I could no longer work for corporate America. I resigned, they paid me my notice...
Continue Reading »
May.15.2012 - 6:56 pm
You know - the ones that grind slow, but exceeding small? These days, they don't grind quite so slow... In two weeks, I'll be 58. (I'm going to have to start giving my age in...
Continue Reading »
May.14.2012 - 8:11 pm
After Friday's interview/reading on "The State of Things" on NC NPR, I got an email(via my publisher) from someone who had listened in to the show - she wanted to know my summer...
Continue Reading »

Comments from Alex

Apr.29.2009 - 7:00 pm
In response to: LACE
Succinct, and very crafty...
Apr.29.2009 - 6:58 pm
In response to: Are You a Twitwit?
Tweet, tweet!
Jan.20.2009 - 4:03 pm
In response to: The Inaugural Speech,and then, the poem....
I agree about the poem, Kathryn. I thought the delivery was William Shatner-ish - all. that. pausing. after. almost....
Nov.30.2008 - 8:42 am
In response to: Captain's Blog - Stardate November 29, 2008
Well-spotted, that man! I did it because I was trying to gauge reaction to the different kinds of things I've been...
Nov.30.2008 - 8:34 am
In response to: Captain's Blog - Stardate November 28, 2008 - Change we can believe in?
That was my point - a case in point being not undoing the tax cuts for the super-rich. Another being his voting in...

Published Reviews

Published by Asheville Poetry Review
  POETS' DEMANDS: READERS AND CONTEXTS IN FOUR NEW BOOKS OF POETRY Brewer, Gaylord. Give Over, Graymalkin. Pasadena: Red Hen Press, 2011. Grant, Alex. The Circus Poems....