James is a writer who enjoys the creative process as a means of learning and problem solving. He likes talking with people to engage with what matters in a story. He previously reported on the St. Louis food and beverage industries for Sauce Magazine.

He loves to cook and writes fiction and music in his free time. If you can’t find him at home, he’s probably with friends at a nearby lake, river or park. He grew up in St. Louis and holds degrees in philosophy (B.A.) and English, creative writing (B.A.) from the University of Missouri.