James McCabe was born in Dublin in 1966.
His poems are collected as The White Battlefield of Silence (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1999).
He has also published the schools anthology Inklings (Dublin, CJ Fallon, 1999).
He was short-listed for the Hennessy Prize, and won the Scottish International Poetry Prize along with two Hawthornden Awards.
He was awarded the Anglo-Irish scholarship for his Masters research on James Clarence Mangan, and at Oxford, he was awarded the British Council Millennium Scholarship for his doctorate on Irish poetry.
A close collaborator of Hollywood story coach Robert McKee, as well as being a poet and dramatist he currently works as a freelance writer in Europe.
Orpheus in Auschwitz, by James McCabe
James McCabe at The National Library of Ireland