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James Appleby is a poet and translator. He is the editor of Interpret, Scotland's magazine of international writing.

James' poetry has appeared in some of the UK's leading poetry magazines, including The London Magazine, Stand, The North, and New Welsh Review. His translations have been featured at individual events at the French Institute of Scotland and the Sofia Literature and Translation House.

As editor of Interpret, James has featured winners of the International Booker Prize, the King's Gold Medal for Poetry, and the US National Book Award. He has conducted interviews with writers including Samanta Schweblin, Max Porter, and Jennifer Croft.

James is a fluent speaker of French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. He was born in 1993 and works in Edinburgh.

Photograph © Daniela Vollaro

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