James Williams

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

Reviews // 42 Articles

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.

//Mixed media

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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