About Me

James McGirk was born in London and grew up in Madrid and New Delhi. He’s fascinated with technology, fine art, and globalization. A former geopolitical analyst and computer game writer, these days you’ll find McGirk filing stories about Oklahoma and teaching writing at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. He has an MFA and a BA in Writing from Columbia University.

His writing has appeared or will appear soon in TIME, WIRED, Amazon Kindle Singles, The Chronicle of Higher Education,  Oxford American (online), The Paris Review (online), This Land Press, Oklahoma Today, Art Focus Oklahoma, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast and other publications. See ‘publications‘ for details. Amazon Author Page

For the next year, Amy McGirk and I will be collaborating on project funded by the Oklahoma Visual Art Coalition (the Art 365 program).