One of Mr. Clermont’s most simplistically perfect lessons—‘life is easily translatable’ . . . That these lessons could take place anywhere is what makes for profound writing.
— The Indie Book Blog
I found [these] stories to be full of life
— The Bohemian Housewife

Eating kimchi and nodding politely

Leave behind everything and everybody you know... then write a book about it.

A window into the life of someone discovering the world—all while stuffing his mouth with kimchi... [learn more]

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missing rib

He thought he found his other half. His other half didn’t agree.

Since his break-up Andrew McCarthy’s been laying around his apartment reliving the past... [learn more]


You, me and the rest of us: #newYorkstories

Crowds of strangers. A City of dreams.

This book is about us, whether we’re walking through our hometown, or the city of dreams... [learn more]

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No hiding place

There is no safety. There is no hiding place.

In a maternity ward, an immigrant couple holds on to their newborn child and wonder about the life he'll lead... [learn more]

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Alex Clermont

Alex’s short stories have been published in several literary journals and anthologies including Black Elephant, The aois21 Annual... [read bio]



Thoughts and ideas about stories and other things... [read more]


Media kit

Photo gallery, interviews, video and other media friendly material... [learn more]