Home Grown Live Oak Reading Series: Alex Lemon and Margaret Fleming

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:30pm
Texas Christian University Bookstore
2800 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76109
United States

Free and open to the public. 

(817) 275-7240

Join the English Department on March 19th at 6:30 PM in the TCU Bookstore for the second Live Oak Reading of the semester, featuring Alex Lemon (Another Last Day, 2019) and Margaret Fleming. 

Alex Lemon's Another Last Day will be published this spring by Milkweed Editions. He is the author of two memoirs—Feverland: A Memoir on Shards and Happy: A Memoir and four poetry collections The Wish Book, Fancy Beasts, Hallelujah Blackout and Mosquito. His writing has appeared in Esquire, American Poetry Review, The Huffington Post, Ploughshares, Best American Poetry, Tin House, Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, AGNI, New England Review, The Southern Review, Grist and jubilat, among numerous others. Among his awards are a 2005 Fellowship in Poetry from the NEA, a Jerome Foundation Fellowship, and a 2006 MInneosta Arts Board Grant. He is an editor at large for Saturnalia Books, the Poetry Editor of descant and sits on the advisory board of The Southern Reviewa nd TCU Press. He teaches at TCU. 

Margaret Fleming was born in Dallas, TX and gratuated Phi Beta Kappa from TCU in 2013 where she majored in Writing and Spanish. She completed a poetry manuscript, which won the Boller Award for the most outstanding honors project. She has published TCU Creative Writing Award-winning poems in Eleven40Seven and Caustic Frolic. Since graduating, Margaret was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Mexico, worked with Teach for America, and has taught English as a Second Language in Dallas, TX and Brooklyn, NY. She currently works as a Program Associate for a family foundation. In May of 2019, Margaret will complete her MFA in Poetry from NYU. 

For more information, contact the Department of English at englishdept@tcu.edu or (817) 275-7240.

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