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James Arthur will present poems from his most recent collection, The Suicide’s Son, and will speak about the process of writing poetry: where poems begin, how they develop, and how to find inspiration. Following the reading, you'll be invited to ask questions and you'll learn more about how to join James for short course on poetry!

James Arthur

Canadian-American poet James Arthur is the author of The Suicide’s Son (Véhicule Press 2019) and Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press, 2012.) His poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Review of Books, The American Poetry Review, The New Republic, 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. Arthur lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. 

 Event Date
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Start Time: 12:00pm
End Time: 1:00pm

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