James McGovern is a writer based in the UK. He studied at the University of Oxford. He was selected as one of The Best New British and Irish Poets 2019–2020 (Eyewear Publishing). In 2019 he was runner-up in the Boulevard Nonfiction Contest and longlisted for the Calibre Essay Prize. McGovern’s poetry and prose have also appeared in such venues as Litro, the Oxford Review of Books and The Oxonian Review (here and here). He is Advisory Editor for Creative Writing Studies at Vernon Press.