Poet and memoirist Alex Lemon and MFA mentor Cary Waterman will read from their work as a part of the MFA 2014 Summer Residency festival of literary events. A reception follows the reading, and writers will sign their works. Alex Lemons most recent book is The Wish Book. He is the author of Happy: A Memoir and three other poetry collections: Mosquito, Hallelujah Blackout, and Fancy Beasts. Cary Waterman is a poet and creative nonfiction writer whose work appears in many anthologies including A Geography of Poets, Poets Against the War and The Logan House Anthology of 21st Century American Poetry.