Leland James

5776 Cottage Drive
Bellaire, MI 49615

Author's Bio

Leland James is the author of three books of poetry, his latest, Animal Land from Little Red Tree Publishing. He has been published in over fifty journals and magazines worldwide, including The South Carolina Review; The Spoon River Poetry Review; New Millennium Writings; The London Magazine; Vallum; Orbis; Magma; Osprey, Scotland’s international journal of literature; Arc; HQ, The Haiku Quarterly; Form Quarterly, and The Society of Classical Poets Journal.

Publications and Prizes

Animal Land
(Little Red Tree Publishing, LLC, 2015)
The Fish Anthology 2008: Harlem River Blues
(Fish Publishing, 2008)
New Millennium Writings, Ruminate, Slipstream, Spoon River Poetry Review, The London Magazine, The South Carolina Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, Umbrella, Vallum
This Is the Way the World Ends/This Is the Way the World Ends
(Finishing Line Press, 2014)
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Leland was the winner of The Little Red Tree Press International Poetry Prize, the Portland Pen Poetry Contest, the Writer’s Forum short poem contest, and an International Publication Prize winner in an Atlanta Review poetry competition; also he was runners-up for the Fish International (Ireland), the Welsh, The London Magazine, and the Society of Classical Poet’s Poetry prizes. He has placed or received honors in dozens of other competitions, including, Aesthetica Magazine; Morton Marr, The Southwest Review; the Golden Quill Awards; and the Bridport Prize. Leland received the Franklin-Christoph Merit Award for Poetry in 2008 and was nominated for a 2014 Push Cart Prize.

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Lansing, MI
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Last updated: Jul 14, 2015