James Belflower

James Belflower

Degree(s) earned and location:

M.A., Creative Writing, University of Colorado at Boulder
M.F.A., Creative Writing in English, Arizona State University (continued at U.C. Boulder)
B.M., Theory and Composition, Arizona State University

Research Interests:

Contemporary North American Poetry and Poetics, Contemporary Community Formations, Posthumanity, Space and Writing Practices

Select Publications:

Bird Leaves the Cornice. Spring Gun Press: Boulder, 2011.
Commuter. Instance Press: Berkeley, 2009.
And Also a Fountain. NeoPepper Press: Cleveland, 2008.

Select Conference Presentations:

“Posture of Contour,” Caught In the Act: Performance and Performativity, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
“A Commitment to the Swoon: The Masochistic Contract in a Poetics of Secondary Witness,” College English Association, Pittsburgh, PA

Select Fellowships and Awards:

Spring Gun Press Chapbook Prize for Bird Leaves the Cornice
Phyllis Hurd Liston Poetry Prize for poem Bird Leaves the Cornice
Juked magazine poetry prize

Select Teaching Experience:

ENG 226 Poetry of Witness
jbelflower@albany.edu