Gary Lemons

Gary Lemons worked most of his life outdoors with his hands. He's fished Bristol Bay in Alaska, tree planted the clear cuts of the Pacific Northwest, worked high steel as a welder, slip formed concrete, and worked on farms. He spent two years at the University of Iowa in the Undergraduate Poetry Workshop studying with Norman Dubie, Marvin Bell, and Donald Justice. He's published three books of poetry, the first, "Fresh Horses," with Van West & Co., and the last two, "Bristol Bay" and "Snake,"...See more