• August 13, 2021

James was born in Connecticut and grew up in Canada. He is the author of the poetry collection The Suicide’s Son (Vehicule Press 2019) and Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press 2012).

Arthur’s poems appeared in The New YorkerPoetryThe New York Review of Books, and The London Review of Books. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Hodder Fellowship, a Stegner Fellowship, a Discovery/The Nation Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to Northern Ireland, and a visiting fellowship at Exeter College, Oxford. He teaches at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a parent.

James read at Pen Parentis on January 14th, 2014. Follow this link to see all the books featured in Season 11. Learn more about the author at his website.

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