Alex Lemon's first collection of poems is Mosquito (Tin House Books). Hallelujah Blackout will be published in 2008 by Milkweed Editions. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such magazines as BOMB, Kenyon Review, Tin House, Denver Quarterly, AGNI, Gulf Coast and Pleiades. He is also a frequent contributor to The Bloomsbury Review, and co-editor of LUNA. Among his awards are a 2005 Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and a 2006 Minnesota Arts Board Grant. A memoir is also forthcoming from Scribner.