James Valvis

Fiction Writer, Poet

Issaquah, WA 98027

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 & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Bartleby Snopes
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BLIP
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Pearl Magazine
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The Potomac Review
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Yellow Mama

Poetry

Journals:
5 A.M.
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Abbey Magazine
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Art Times
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Atlanta Review
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Big Scream
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Cider Press Review
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Clackamas Literary Review
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Cloudbank
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Coal City Review
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Confrontation
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Connecticut River Review
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Drunken Boat
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Eclectica
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Eclipse
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Front Porch Journal
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Hurricane Review
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Icon
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Iodine Poetry Journal
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Light Quarterly
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Midwest Quarterly
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Minotaur
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Nerve Cowboy
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New York Quarterly
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Pank
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Pearl Magazine
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Praxilla
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South Carolina Review
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The Catalonian Review
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Tule Review
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Wormwood Review
Prizes won: 

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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Greek American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Jersey City
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Last update: May 21, 2014