Jim Ellis inspires and enhances creativity. A supporter of
all activities that promote poetry, Jim is a primary and significant founder,
as well as bulwark of a monthly poetry circle in Auburn, NY. He is a
renaissance gentleman and witty intellectual, raconteur, and overall great
guy. When he reads his work, Mr. Ellis always states and acknowledges
poets whose work should be part of a listener’s canon of poetry and serves as a
guest contributing editor for this issue.