James Allen Hall’s first book of poetry, Now You’re the Enemy, won awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers.
Recent poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2012, Agni, Arts and Letters, The Journal, New England Review, The American Poetry Review, and elsewhere.
New lyric essays will appear in 2015 from Story Quarterly and Alaska Quarterly Review.
A partial list of his favorite poets would include Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich, and Sylvia Plath.
Follow him on Twitter @jamesallenhall
Prophecy (an essay) in CutBank 81