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James Arthur

Author's Bio

<p>James Arthur's poetry has appeared in <i>The New Yorker</i>, <i>The New Republic</i>, <i>Poetry</i>, <i>Ploughshares</i>, <i>The Southern Review</i>, and <i>Narrative</i>. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, and a Discovery/<i>The Nation</i> Prize, as well as residencies at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Anderson Center. His first book, <i>Charms Against Lightning</i>, will be published next year by Copper Canyon Press. </p><p>James is currently in residence at the Amy Clampitt House in Lenox, MA. During the 2012-2013 academic year, he will be a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University.</p>

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press, 2012)
Anthologies:
Best New Poets 2010 (University of Virginia Press, 2010), The Helen Burns Poetry Anthology, Vol. 9 (Academy of American Poets, 2010), Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes (C&R Press, 2008), The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2008 (Tightrope Books, 2008)
Journals:
32 Poems, Agni, Antioch Review, Brick, Iowa Review, Many Mountains Moving, Narrative Magazine, New England Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Magazine, Rattle, Shenandoah, The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead, The Laurel Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, Third Coast

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Listing last updated: November 19, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
New Haven, CT
Raised in:
Toronto, ON

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