James Wieland

James Wieland has published books on poetry and sporting history, and articles and essays on a variety of literary topics.  He was the foundation editor of Scarp, a literary magazine, and poems have been published in Patterns, Quadrant, Meanjin, Scarp, and Kunapipi,  A former West Australian 100 and 200 metre sprint champion, he lives with his wife, Sally, and Burmese cat Max, by the sea in Western Australia, where he is recovering from a life in academe.  He plays some golf, badly, and drinks good coffee and wine with friends, but, mostly, he writes. He is currently writing a centenary history of the University of Western Australia Boat Club and his first work of adult fiction will be available in 2017.

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