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

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

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Toronto, ON, Canada
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Last updated: Nov 19, 2012