James Meredith is from Belfast on the island of Ireland.

His stories & poems have been published in Ireland, the UK, Europe & the USA, including The Stinging Fly, AbridgedThe Honest Ulsterman, The Incubator Journal, Lagan Press Poetry Originals, 34th Parallel, A Hundred Gourds, FourXFour Poetry, Tellus & Black and Blue amongst others. 

A chapbook of 120 haiku, senryu and tanka, a wine cup with base, was published by Pen Points Press in 2016. 

A collection of his poetry, Drawers of Sand, was published in July 2014 alongside Romanian poet Laurian Lodoaba by Editura Tempul (Romania) in a bilingual edition. 

burnt offering / ardere de tot, a two poet collection with Romanian poet Paulina Popa, was published in February 2016 by Emia Press, Romania in a bilingual hardback edition. The collection includes 10 poems from each poet.

He has also had poetry & haiku published in translation in Romania in the literary journals Acolada, Alternante, Contempuranil, Confesiuni, Convorbiri Literare, Poezia & Semne.

He is a past winner of the Brian Moore Short Story Award (Ireland).

He is also the author of three short plays, Shadow & Light: a monologue ( LunchBox Theatre), Don’t Get Me Wrong (part of ‘Arrivals’ from Terra Nova Productions), & Secrets (part of ‘Arrivals 2’ from Terra Nova Productions). 

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  1. There are some wonderful writers from NI it’s true. I’d recommend the poetry of Heaney, Michael Longley & James Simmons & the novels of David Park if you haven’t read them.

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