I Did a Reading : ) – “Letter to a Stranger”

I read recently at a short prose poem at Tsion Cafe in Harlem. People seemed to really like what I read—even got a firm handshake from another writer, and that’s always nice.

You, Me and the Rest of Us: #NewYorkStories

Alex Clermont Writes banner for the book you me and the rest of us

Slated for March 31 2016, I’m releasing a collection of short stories titled, You, Me and the Rest of Us: #NewYorkStories. As the hashtag subtitle suggests, these are stories centered in or written about, New York City.

“Missing Rib”

Alex Clermont Writes Missing Rib

Andrew McCarthy thought he found his other half. His other half didn’t agree, and since their break up he’s been moping around his apartment reliving the past. That stops the day his best friend Donald brow-beats him into being a groomsman at a wedding.

The day is filled with events, both tragic and funny, which make Andrew think about what it means to have family; to find love and to lose love. He’s forced to confront what it means to find someone who fits him, like a missing rib.

“Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely”

Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely by Alex Clermont

My first book Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely is available through the link below. Down there you’ll also see a list of nice words from good people about it. Enjoy the book, and spread the word : )