James E. Hopkins is a healer, metaphysician, dancer, poet, storyteller, fiction writer, and linguist (he created and speaks Itlani fluently, a language he created for his upcoming "sword and planet" fantasy novel). He holds a B.A. in French from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY and a Masters in Philosophy from the American Institute for Holistic Theology, Birmingham, AL.
Jim loves reading and writing in French, ltlani, English and Esperanto. He enjoys history, philosophy, spirituality, metaphysics, maps, flags, scripts and languages (both natural and constructed), sci-fi, and fantasy (especially Robert E. Howard, Edgar Rice Burroughs and J.R.R. Tolkien). His favorite poets are Emily Dickenson and Walt Whitman. And oh yes, he loves cats.