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James Nash

James Nash

James Nash is writer and a poet. A long-term resident of Leeds, his third collection of poems, Coma Songs was published in 2003 and reprinted in 2006. He has two poems in Branch-Lines (Enitharmon Press 2007) among fifty contemporary poets, including Seamus Heaney and U. A. Fanthorpe.

He is a well-known provider of creative writing workshops in schools, universities and in the community, and is regularly called on as a host of literary events.

Some Things Matter: 63 Sonnets is the fourth collection of his poetry, published by Valley Press. Highlights from the three previous collections, along with some non-sonnet material, were also published by Valley Press as an ebook in April 2012, under the title A Bit of an Ice Breaker: Selected and Uncollected Poems.

James Nash

Most recently he has a poem in Spokes, an anthology produced by Otley Word Feast to celebrate the Grand Depart of the Tour de France from Yorkshire.

Cinema Stories written with poet Matthew Hedley Stoppard was published in August 2015. It celebrates the history of cinema and the picture house in Leeds, in a series of poems and photographs. His next collection A Bench for Billie Holiday will be published in 2018.


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