James Arthur

Maryland, United States

Member Since: 08/14/2013

James Arthur's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, Ploughshares, and The American Poetry Review. He has received The Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Stegner Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship, and a Discovery/The Nation Prize. His first book, Charms Against Lightning, was published by Copper Canyon Press. He lives in Baltimore and teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.

Website: http://www.jamesarthurpoetry.com/


  • Charms Against Lightning , Copper Canyon Press (2012)


  • Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from University of Washington (2003)
  • Master of Arts in Fiction from University of New Brunswick (2001)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Toronto (1998)