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Published while incarcerated. “Upon Awaiting Redemption” is a compilation of poems inspired by real-life experiences. James aims to share these moments in the hope that others can reflect on their own lives and recognize the abundant potential for immediate success.

Current Project: Special edition of “Upon Awaiting Redemption.”


  • Extensive training in the performing arts, including two years of piano instruction under Velda Boutte.
  • Proficient in instrumental jazz, particularly the saxophone, through guidance from Joe Alcala.
  • Skilled in studio recording and engineering.
  • Trained in theatrical arts under Dan Pasano and various theater instructors.
  • Initiated writing for publication in 2019.
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