From: The Suicide’s Son


A Local History – In a Rented Cabin in the Haliburton Highlands, Oriented Toward Algonquin Park – Wolf – Renaissance Fair – Nostalgia – Model Train Display at Christmas in a Shopping Mall Food Court – Tree-Planting – In Al Purdy’s House



James Arthur

James Arthur’s first book was Charms Against Lightning (2012). His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, the London Review of Books, Poetry and The Walrus. Arthur grew up in Toronto, and now lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.