James R. Scrimgeour has published ten books of poetry. Jim received a bachelor's degree from Clark University and a master's and PhD from UMass-Amherst. Professor Emeritus at Western Connecticut State University. He has been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes and read widely including at an International Conference on Poetry and History in Scotland. A former editor of Connecticut Review, in 2016 he was appointed Poet Laureate of New Milford, Connecticut. Jim is the author of a critical biography of Sean O’Casey and numerous reviews and articles on poetry and drama. He lives in New Milford, Conn., with his wife, Christine Xanthakos Scrimgeour.
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