Alex Lemon

Alex Lemon was born in Iowa, and lives in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Mosquito (Tin House Books) and Hallelujah Blackout (Milkweed Editions), and is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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His freshman year of college, Alex Lemon was supposed to be the star catcher on the Macalester College baseball team. He was the boy getting every girl, the hard-partying kid everyone called Happy. In the spring of 1997, he had his first stroke. For two years Lemon coped with his deteriorating health by sinking deeper into alcohol and drug abuse. His charming and carefree exterior masked his self-destructive and sometimes cruel behavior as he endured two more brain bleeds and a crippling...

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Learn how author Alex Lemon fought back after a life-threatening illness in his new memoir, HAPPY.

Author Revealed

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Dante

"Want to go for a walk?"

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Tardiness.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Professional baseball player or marine biologist

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Kindness, consideration, and concern

Author Voices

November 16, 2009

http://indigestmag.com/blog/?p=432

November 11, 2009

Check out an excerpt in the new "Best & Brightest" issue of Esquire.

November 03, 2009

Jung's Red Book show at The Rubin Museum of Art

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