is a native of Northampton, MA and attended Emerson College and the University of Iowa. He has authored 18 volumes of poetry, including the Kingsley Tufts award winning Split Horizon, and received
a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Renowned for his teaching, Lux taught at Sarah Lawrence for a number of years, has been a visiting professor at Columbia University, University of Houston, and Boston University and is currently Bourne Professor of Poetry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His most recent book is God Particles
His other titles include The Cradle Place; The Street of Clocks; New and Selected Poems, 1975-1995,
which was a finalist for the 1998 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems, 1970-1975; Pecked to Death by Swans; A Boat in the Forest; The Drowned River: New Poems; Half Promised Land; Tarantulas on the Lifebuoy; Massachusetts; Like a Wide Anvil from the Moon the Light; Sunday; Madrigal on the Way Home; The Glassblower's Breath; Memory's Handgrenade
; and The Land Sighted.
Thomas Lux also has edited The Sanity of Earth and Grass
(with Jane Cooper and Sylvia Winner) and has translated Versions of Campana