photo by james barros
| Â Â James, a retired professor, and octogenarian, lives in Santa Ynez, California with his wife Sandy in a replica 1800s eastern farmhouse in the foothills of California. He has had poems nominated for the best of web award, and three times for pushcart awards. He has had four poetry books, The Silent Pond,â€ (2012), Ancient Rhythms, (2014), Light (2016), Solace Between the Lines, (2019), and over 1,480 poems, five novels, and 35 short stories, published. He earned his BS and MA from California State Polytechnic University, and his doctorate from BYU.