James Wilkes

James Wilkes is a poet and writer who has collaborated widely with scientists, artists and musicians to investigate topics such as brain imaging, radio and landscape. His poetry has been widely anthologised and his publications include Weather A System (Penned in the Margins, 2009), Reviews(Veer, 2009) and (as editor) Herbarium (Capsule Editions, 2011). In 2012-13 he was poet-in-residence at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in London, and from October 2014 he will be one of the inaugural residents of the Hub at Wellcome Collection, as part of a multidisciplinary team investigating rest and its opposites. His website is www.renscombepress.co.uk and he is on Twitter @wilkesjames.