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Thomas Lux

Thomas Lux

Poet Thomas Lux was born in Northampton, Massachusetts (1946). His books of poetry include Memory’s Handgrenade (1972), The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems 1970–1975 (1996), God Particles (2008), Child Made of Sand (2012), and most recently, To the Left of Time (2016). His many awards and honors include the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the Robert Creeley Award, a Guggenheim fellowship, and three NEA fellowships. Poet Billy Collins describes Lux as “one of the few poets writing today who fills me with envy.” Lux currently lives in Atlanta.

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