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Arts & Artists

New Hampshire Artist Roster

James Kates


My business is to introduce

The play of lines and power of art.

Each group puts me to different use-

My business is to introduce

Technique and spirit, tight and loose

Expressions of the beating heart.

My business is to introduce

The power of lines and play of art.

While he enjoys working with students of all ages in more conventional poetry workshops, Jim is particularly interested in exploring the art of literary translation, especially with high school students. This can be done in collaboration with foreign language teaching, but no direct knowledge of foreign language is necessary.
Jim has published 7 books, one chapbook of his own poems, Mappemonde (Oyster River Press), as well as 6 of translations of other poets. For the past 9 years, Jim has also been the co-director of the non-profit literary publishing house, Zephyr Press.

Programs offered: Readings; lecture-demonstrations; workshops; residencies

Populations served: Grades 3-12, colleges, senior citizens, families, adults, youth at-risk, people in institutions

Availability: Statewide, year round

Fees: Readings: $150; Workshops: $150; Master Classes: $100; School Residencies: $200/day; fees negotiable

Contact Information:
PO Box 221
Fitzwilliam, NH 03447
Phone: 603/585-3347
Fax: 603/585-6534


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