James Trott

James Trott is a writer and carpenter whose poetry has appeared in numerous poetry magazines. Editor of the anthology of poetry A Sacrifice of Praise: Christian Poetry in English from Caedmon to the Twentieth Century, he is a graduate of Harvard University in English. He lives with his wife and family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Volume 48

Guests on Volume 48: Jon Butler, on the United States as a modern society—in 1776; Gary Cross, on An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America; Zygmunt Bauman, on the loss of permanence and solidity; Pico Iyer, on The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home; Richard Stivers, on sex and violence in media and the rule of technology; Larry Woiwode, on stories and giving form to experience; Alan Jacobs, on Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy; and James Trott, on poetry and piety.