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James Brookes
Portrait of James Brookes

A poet from Sussex, England, James Brookes received an Eric Gregory Award in 2009 and a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2010. His first collection of poems, Sins of the Leopard (Salt, 2012), was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. His second collection, Spoils, was published by Offord Road Books in 2018. He received his MFA from Boston University, where he was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize and a Robert Fitzgerald Prize for literary translation. He served as an editorial assistant at AGNI and has written introductions for the AGNI newsletter. (updated 8/2023)

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