James Hartnell is a poet, newspaper columnist and writer of articles and short stories who has been published globally. He is presently editor of Current Accounts, the international magazine of Bank Street Writers, and is a regular contributor to Worktown Words, the writing arm of Live from Worktown, a major community project in Bolton, Lancashire. James created the Bolton International Writing Project which saw work in twenty-nine languages published and read at various venues in nineteen shows, engaging more than five hundred immigrants from the Bolton community. He taught English to two classes of immigrants for five years and mentored ESOL student teachers from Bolton University. He recently relocated from Bolton to Cheshire, where he continues to be involved in regional community projects.
Book Launch - James Hartnell reads from his new collection Songs of Submission