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James McGirk received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Columbia University. He was born in London and lives in New York City. He writes a monthly column for 3QuarksDaily and his bylines have appeared in TIME, Foreign Policy, More Intelligent Life and other publications. One of his short stories will appear in the next FENCE. For more information please visit:

His short story "The Tramp Steamer" appeared in the September 2011 issue of The Drum.

updated: 8 years ago

Audio Stories by JAMES MCGIRK

The Tramp Steamer