James Sinclair – Poet

James Sinclair (photo by Alex Boak)

James Sinclair was born in Lerwick in 1961.  He only began writing poetry in his forties, publishing a pamphlet Gulf Stream Blues through North Idea in 2007.  He recently published (2019) a full sized collection of Shetland Dialect poems Yarnin through Bluemull Books.  He is a committee member of The New Shetlander and Shetland ForWirds.