Alex Grant’s chapbook Chains & Mirrors(NCWN/Harperprints) won the 2006 Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize and the 2007 Oscar Arnold Young Award(Best North Carolina poetry collection). His second chapbook, The White Book, was released in 2008 by Main St. Rag Publishing. His full-length ms., Fear of Moving Water, a recent finalist for the Philip Levine, Brittingham & Pollak, Tupelo Open and Lena-Miles Wever Todd prizes, will be released by Wind Publications in late 2009. His poems have appeared or are upcoming in dozens of national journals, including The Missouri Review, Smartish Pace, Best New Poets 2007, Arts & Letters, The Connecticut Review, Nimrod and Seattle Review. He lives in Chapel Hill, NC, and can be found on the web at www.redroom.com/author/alex-grant.