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James Valvis

Author's Bio

James Valvis has published hundreds of poems and stories over nearly 20 years. Work has appeared or is forthcoming in 5 AM, Anderbo, Arts & Letters, Atlanta Review, Baltimore Review, Barrow Street, California Quarterly, Clackamas Review, Confrontation, Connecticut River Review, Crab Creek Review, Daily Science Fiction, Drunken Boat, Eclipse, Elimae, Foundling Review, Front Porch Journal, GHLL, Hanging Loose, H_NGM_N, Hawaii Pacific Review, Los Angeles Review, Juked, Midwest Quarterly, New York Quarterly, Natural Bridge, Nimrod, Pank, Pedestal Magazine, Pinyon, Poetry East, Potomac Review, Praxilla, Rattle, River Styx, Slipstream, South Carolina Review, Southern Indiana Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Sun, and many others.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
5 A.M., Abbey Magazine, anderbo.com, Art Times, Arts & Letters, Atlanta Review, Bartleby Snopes, Big Scream, BLIP, Blue Lake Review, Chiron Review, Cider Press Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Cloudbank, Coal City Review, Confrontation, Connecticut River Review, Crab Creek Review, Drunken Boat, Eclectica, Eclipse, Foundling Review, Front Porch Journal, Gargoyle, Hamilton Stone Review, Hanging Loose, Hawaii Pacific Review, Hurricane Review, Icon, Iodine Poetry Journal, Light Quarterly, Main Street Rag, Midwest Quarterly, Minotaur, Nerve Cowboy, New York Quarterly, Nimrod, Pank, Pearl Magazine, Pedestal Magazine, Pinyon, Praxilla, Rattle, Red Fez, River Styx, Slipstream, South Carolina Review, Southern Indiana Review, The Catalonian Review, The Los Angeles Review, The Louisville Review, The Molotov Cocktail, The Potomac Review, Tule Review, Wormwood Review, Yellow Mama
Prizes:
Chosen for the 2013 Sundress Best of the Net for short fiction. Won the Chiron Review Poetry Contest. Two-times a Best of the Web nominee in 2010, two stories were storySouth Million Writers Notable Stories. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize multiple times over the years, most recently in 2012 by Juked. Poetry has been featured in Verse Daily and the Best American Poetry blog. Featured poet in numerous magazines.

James Valvis Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Raymond Carver, William Saroyan, Flannery O'Connor, Andre Maurois, Ron Koertge, Billy Collins, and GK Chesterton, to name only a few.

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: May 21, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Greek American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Jersey City, NJ

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