By the numbers:

  • 1,000: Number of poems I wrote and gave away in 2015 on my typewriter
  • 62: Minimum number of collaborations and events where I’ve created typewriter poetry
  • 12: Number of artists & musicians who I collaborated with on a mulit-media social publishing project while writing and publishing my urban adventure novel called Sidewalk Ritual
  • 3: Number of nights my wife and I spent camping on top of the Great Wall of China after outmaneuvering the guards and secretly sneaking out of sight


Scott Andrew James is a professional poet working in East Austin, Texas. He works with a 1946 Smith-Corona typewriter, high-quality and handmade papers, and as much inspiration as he can get his hands on. He has worked at events, weddings, and festivals all over the United States, including Chris Guillebau’s World Domination Summit and Austin’s SxSW Interactive festival. Find more of his work on Instagram @scottandrewjames.