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Alex Lemon

Trinity University Reading

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James P. Lenfestey

Poetry Off the Shelf: James Lenfestey

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In 1974, James Lenfestey discovered and fell under the spell of the legendary T’ang poet Han-shan, or Cold Mountain, who spoke to his spirit in a way no other poet had. Some thirty years later, after successful careers...

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Alex Lemon

Workshop-Nashville Sculpture Center

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June 2014 Newsletter: Illustrations, author audio, and a peek into our office

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Tynan Kerr on illustrating THE BOOK OF DUELS

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"Liberating the Lobster" from @AlisonDeming 's ZOOLOGIES, presented by @differentlyreal @The_Rumpus "The body in motion encourages thought."

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