James was born on 8th May 1957 in Agogo Ghana. He was educated in Ghana Medical School and the University of Manchester Dental School He is a dental surgeon and author of four books. His first book Lamentations from Sikaman is an anthology of poems published in 2012. Cocoa Island is an action thriller published in 2013. Harsh Lives an anthology of short stories was published in 2015. The Haunting Belt a ghost story was published later in 2015.