I’m honoured to announce that James Jiang will be taking up the helm of Literature Essays Editor for Cordite Poetry Review. His care, craft and academic nous is peerless.
James Jiang is a writer, editor, and recovering academic based in Brisbane where he is Assistant Editor at Griffith Review. In addition to appearing in Cordite Poetry Review, his reviews and essays have been published in a variety of venues in Australia (Sydney Review of Books, Australian Book Review, LIMINAL Magazine) and abroad (Cambridge Quarterly, Ploughshares, Modernism/modernity). He holds a PhD in modernist poetry and poetics from the University of Cambridge, and taught literature and thesis-writing at the University of Melbourne for a number of years before joining Australian Book Review as Assistant Editor (2021–2022). His interests range across poetry (contemporary and historical), the history and theory of criticism, diasporic writing, translation and sport.