Leland James Biography

Leland James is the author of two books of poetry, Inside Apples, published in 2012 and This is the Way the World Ends/ This is the Way the World Ends, from Finishing Line Press with a publication date of August,2014. His poems have appeared in ten countries in over fifty periodicals, including, The South Carolina Review; The Spoon River Poetry Review; New Millennium Writings; Vallum; Orbis; Magma; Osprey, Scotland’s international journal of literature; Arc; HQ, The Haiku Quarterly; and The Society of Classical Poets Journal. He was an International Publication Prize winner in an Atlanta Review poetry competition and was runners- up for the Fish International and the Welsh Poetry prizes. He has placed or received honors in dozens of other competitions, including, Aesthetica Magazine, Morton Marr, and the Bridport Prize. www.lelandjamespoet.com