writer • parent • educator
Amy Lemmon is the author of three poetry collections: Fine Motor (Sow’s Ear Poetry Review Press, 2008) and Saint Nobody(Red Hen Press, 2009) and The Miracles (C&R Press, 2019), and co-author, with Denise Duhamel, of the chapbooks ABBA: The Poems (Coconut Books, 2010) and Enjoy Hot or Iced: Poems in Conversation and a Conversation (Slapering Hol Press, 2011). Her writing has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Rolling Stone, Barrow Street, Prairie Schooner, Verse, Court Green, The Journal, Marginalia, and many other magazines and anthologies. She is lives in New York City where she is primary caregiver and advocate for her developmentally disabled daughter. She is Professor and Chairperson of English and Communication Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology-SUNY and is co-editor with Sarah Freligh of The CDC Poetry Project.