James Brasfield

614 West Fairmount AvenueState College, PA 16801-4126
Phone: 
(814) 865-9795
E-mail: 

Author's Bio

Publications and Prizes

Book

Translation: The Selected Poems of Oleh Lysheha
(Harvard University Press,
1999)

Anthology

Poetry Daily
(Sourcebooks,
2003)

Journal

Agni
2014)
Colorado Review
2014)
Crazyhorse
2014)
Prairie Schooner
2014)
Southern Review
2014)
Chicago Review
Poetry International
Shenandoah
Stand
Prizes: 
Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry, National Endowment for the Arts; Literature-Poetry Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; The PEN Award for Poetry in Translation; The American Association for Ukrainian Studies Prize for Translation; Pushcart Prize (translation); two Senior Fellow Fulbright Grants.

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Born in: 
Savannah, GA
Raised in: 
Savannah, GA

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Listing last updated: September 23, 2013.

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