J A M E S   H A R P U R        

    James is a poet with five collections of poetry published by Anvil Press. He has won a number of awards, including the 2009 Michael Hartnett Award and the British National Poetry Competition.    

Above: James at Strokestown International Poetry Festival


      Jamesís fifth volume of poetry, Angels and Harvesters, published by Anvil Press 2012     
    'Readings all today, ending with James Harpur and Ciaran Carson, both beautiful in quite different ways, Harpur melancholy, monastic, mystical, like prayers shaped out of despair with the hearsay of some small light just over the horizon.'
- George Szirtes at the Strokestown International Poetry Festival
            James regularly speaks at the annual Mythic Imagination weekends - Read more