Thomas Lux

b. 1946
Thomas Lux

Born in Northampton, Massachusetts, Thomas Lux’s poetry often deals with life’s tragedies, but usually employs an ironic humor. He has published numerous books of poetry including Split Horizon, which won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Lux currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

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