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Womack, James

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1979-    ) UK editor, translator and poet, married to Marian Womack, notable as a team for The Best of Spanish Steampunk (anth 2015 ebook) with Marian Womack (see Steampunk). His translations includes work by Dmitri Bilenkin, Sergio del Molino, Sever Gansovsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Silvina Ocampo and Arkady and Boris Strugatski. His third volume of poetry, Homunculus (2020 chap), is a book-length meditation on the Elegies of the sixth century Roman poet Maximianus, whose coign of vantage extends considerably past the century he lived in. [JC]

James Womack



poetry (selected)

  • Misprint (Manchester, England: Carcanet Press, 2012) [poetry: coll: chap: pb/]
  • On Trust: A Book of Lies (Manchester, England: Carcanet Press, 2017) [poetry: coll: chap: pb/from Georges de la Tour]
  • Homunculus (Manchester, England: Carcanet Press, 2020) [coll of linked poems: chap: pb/Andrew Latimer]

works as editor


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