Charms Against Lightning
By James Arthur
(Copper Canyon Press, Paperback, 9781556593871, 96pp.)
Publication Date: November 2012
James Arthur is among the most intriguing young poets writing today--a world traveler who composes poems entirely in his head
James Arthur: James Arthur’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, and Narrative, among others. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, and raised in Toronto, Canada, he received a BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto, an MA from the University of New Brunswick, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.