James Shea's first book, STAR IN THE EYE, won the Fence Modern Poets Series and garnered widespread acclaim with rave reviews in the Times Literary Supplement, Boston Review, Colorado Review, and the Chicago Sun-Times, which named it a "Favorite Book of the Year" in 2008. His follow-up, THE LOST NOVEL, comes on the heels of that praise and the anticipation that's been building since his stunning debut.
James Shea is the author of two poetry collections published by Fence Books, STAR IN THE EYE (2008), which was included in the Poetry Society of America's New American Poets Series, and THE LOST NOVEL (2014). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, jubilat, The Iowa Review, and THE NEW CENSUS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Rescue Press, 2013). Author City: LINCOLN, NE USA