James Williams

James Williams is a freelance copywriter and editor living in St. Louis.

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America Has a Fever and the Only Cure Is Poetry | 14 Nov 2014 // 1:00 AM

In Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays, Tony Hoagland makes a compelling case that poetry is just what America needs, so long as it's the right kind of poetry.

Why You Have No Idea What Your Favorite Characters Look Like | 13 Oct 2014 // 8:05 PM

Celebrated book designer Peter Mendelsund considers how readers construct (or fail to construct) visual images in their minds in What We See When We Read.


Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym

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"The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.

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