Join us for an IN-PERSON SIGNING and READING event with local author JAMES DICKSON for his new poetry collection SOME SWEET VANDAL.
Some Sweet Vandal is a poetry collection that gives Dickson’s observations of and thoughts on fatherhood, the fragility of life, youth, and living in the South.
JAMES DICKSON teaches English and Creative Writing at Germantown High School, just outside of Jackson, MS. An MFA graduate from the Bennington Writing Seminars, he is the recipient of Mississippi Arts Commission fellowships, was named High School Literary Magazine Advisor of the Year by the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association, and was invited to speak at the National Educators Association 50th anniversary celebration “The Promise of Public Education.” His poems, book reviews, and essays appear in The Common, Ruminate, Hospital Drive, The Louisiana Review, Spillway, Slant, Poetry Quarterly, McSweeney’s, Sylvia, and other publications. He lives in Jackson with his wife, their son, and a small menagerie of animals.
Only books purchased at Lemuria will be signed.