Mr. Lux has a master’s in English and teaches high school English. His writings have been featured in the Saint Austin Review, the Penwood Review, the Catholic News Agency, The Christian Review, Crossroads Magazine, and Carolina Bride. He has also had poetry and short fiction published in the literary magazine Agora.
Mr. Lux grew up in an Army family, living in many places in America and Germany. He entered the Boy Scouts of America in first grade and started a life of outdoor adventures. After earning his Eagle Scout, Mr. Lux continued his involvement with the Scouts as a camp instructor and assistant director.
At Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina, Mr. Lux earned his first BA in Theology. He briefly moved to Guatemala where he studied Spanish, and then returned to Belmont Abbey College and earned his second BA in English. Internships with newspapers and magazines moved him into the world of freelance writing. In addition to freelance writing, he was a correspondent for the Catholic News Herald, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina.
While writing for newspapers and magazines, he worked on a Master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and was a writing tutor for Belmont Abbey College. Mr. Lux has presented at academic conferences on Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy, and Herman Melville.
He completed his master’s, and moved with his wife and son to Ecuador. After teaching in Ecuador for two years, Mr. Lux and his family returned to the U.S. He continued to teach composition and literature courses online with the International Center of Broward College in Ecuador. He now teaches high school English courses, including AP Literature and Composition, Dual Enrollment Composition, and ESOL.