James Crews

Art Discipline: 
Portland, OR
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Nov 22, 2010 to Dec 17, 2010

James Crews holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work has appeared in Columbia, Prairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review, Best New Poets 2006 and 2009 as well as other journals. He was the recipient of the 2009 Copperdome Chapbook Award for What Has Not Yet Left and another chapbook, One Hundred Small Yellow Envelopes, based on the life and work of artist, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, was released last year from Parallel Press. He has worked as a wallpaper salesman, a writing professor and currently serves as a volunteer coordinator in Portland, Oregon where he writes almost exclusively about the rain.