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Angels and Harvesters (2012) was a PBS Recommendation and shortlisted for the 2013 Irish Times Award; and The Dark Age (2007) won the Michael Hartnett Poetry Prize.
His work has won many awards and bursaries, including the1995 British National Poetry Competition, a Patrick and Katharine Kavanagh Fellowship, and the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize.
His work has appeared in the national
press, including The Irish Times, The Spectator, The Guardian, The
Financial Times, and The Independent, on national and local
radio (including RTÉ Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4), and on public transport. He
is a member of Aosdána, the Irish academy of the arts, and lives in West
For an interview with James in Poetry Ireland Review, which explores his background and his views about myth, spirituality, poetry and other subjects, click here.
An extensive interview with James by the
Australian poet Kevin Brophy, was published in the journal Axon,
|Author photo credit: Dino Ignani|