James Byrne was born near London in 1977. He is the editor and co-founder of The Wolf poetry magazine. His second collection, Blood/Sugar, was published by Arc Publications in November 2009. He is currently working on a project of contemporary Burmese poets. In 2008, he won Treci Trg poetry festival prize in Serbia. In 2009 his New and Selected Poems: The Vanishing House was published by Treci Trg (in a bilingual edition) in Belgrade. He is the co-editor of Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century, published by Bloodaxe in September 2009, and is co-editing Paris and Other Poems of Hope Mirrlees (Carcanet 2011).