About The Speaker

James Nave

James Nave

I am a writer, poetic storyteller, creative consultant, and manuscript coach. I founded The Imaginative Storm Writing Project, designed to help writers at all levels build their confidence, free their thinking, and produce quick, tangible results that surprise and delight their readers.

  • MFA in Writing from Vermont College
  • Founder of The Imaginative Storm Writing Project
  • LEAF Global Arts Poet Laureate and Strategic Advisor
  • Founding member of Poetry Alive! Theater Company
  • Founded The Artist’s Way Creativity Camp with Julia Cameron
  • Board member of WPVMFM-Asheville
  • I’ve memorized over 600 poems
  • I represented Asheville on three National Poetry Slam teams

To quote Ulysses from Alfred Lord Tennyson, “I am a part of all that I have met;/ Yet all experience is an arch wherethro’ / Gleams that untraveled world who margin fades / For ever and forever when I move.”

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