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James Brasfield

James Brasfield

Senior Lecturer Emeritus of English

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

James Brasfield


MFA, Creative Writing-Poetry, Columbia University
BA, English, Armstrong State University

Professional Bio

Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry, The University of Memphis

Senior Fulbright Fellow of American Studies and Translation, National University of Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Senior Fulbright Fellow of Creative Writing, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Western Carolina University


Cove (poems), Louisiana State University Press

Infinite Altars (poems), Louisiana State University Press

Ledger of Crossroads (poems), Louisiana State University Press

The Selected Poems of Oleh Lysheha (translation), Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University Press

Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry, The National Endowment for the Arts

The PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

The American Association for Ukrainian Studies Prize for Translation

Literature-Poetry Fellowship, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Pushcart Prize

Areas of Specialization