James Byrne was born in 1977, graduated at New York University, where he was on a Stein Scholarship (‘Extraordinary International Scholar’). Byrne is the editor of The Wolf, an internationally renowned poetry magazine, which he co-founded in 2002. His second collection in the UK, Blood/Sugar, was published by Arc Publications in November 2009. In 2008, Byrne won Treci Trg poetry festival prize in Serbia. In 2009 a 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, an anthology of poets under 35.