Join SubText Books on Thursday, October 24th at 7:00 PM for a reading with James Silas Rogers for his poetry collection, “The Collector of Shadows.” Book signing to follow!
JAMES SILAS ROGERS is an editor and creative writer. His book of essays and poems about cemeteries, Northern Orchards: Places Near the Dead, was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award in Memoir & Creative Nonfiction. Four of his essays have been selected as a “notable” in the annual Best American Essays volume (and as editor of New Hibernia Review, a journal of Irish Studies published by the University of St. Thomas, he has edited 15 other BAE notables). He’s the author of a chapbook of poems, Sundogs, and a poetry volume, The Collector of Shadows. His scholarly publications focus on Irish-American literature, chiefly memoir. His books include Irish-American Autobiography: The Divided Hearts of Athletes, Priests, Pilgrims, and More and Extended Family: Essays on Being Irish American from New Hibernia Review.