James Arthur

James Arthur is the author of Charms Against Lightning and The Suicide’s Son. His poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Review of Books, The London Review of Books, The New Republic, Ploughshares, and The American Poetry Review. He lives in Baltimore and teaches at Johns Hopkins University.
Marble sculpture of Adam. Tullio Lombardo, detail Adam, ca 1490-95. Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Poetry

Nostalgia

James Arthur
October 1, 2018