James Arthur’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic,Poetry, Ploughshares, Best New Poets 2010, and Best Canadian Poetry 2008. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1974 and grew up in Toronto, Canada. He received a B.A. from Trinity College, University of Toronto in 1997, an MA from the University of New Brunswick in 2001, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. He is married to the fiction writer Shannon Robinson.
Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship
Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry at Stanford University