J A M E S   H A R P U R        

    James is a poet with five collections of poetry published by Anvil Press. He has won a number of awards, including the 2009 Michael Hartnett Award and the British National Poetry Competition.    

Above: James at Strokestown International Poetry Festival


      Jamesís fifth volume of poetry, Angels and Harvesters, published by Anvil Press, May, 2012     
    'Readings all today, ending with James Harpur and Ciaran Carson, both beautiful in quite different ways, Harpur melancholy, monastic, mystical, like prayers shaped out of despair with the hearsay of some small light just over the horizon.'
- George Szirtes at the Strokestown International Poetry Festival
            NB: James will be giving talks and seminars on the Mythic Imagination weekend in Dorset 2-4 October 2015. Read more