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Alexandra van de Kamp

Author's Bio

Alexandra van de Kamp teaches at Stony Brook University and lives in Port Jefferson, NY with her husband, the writer William Glenn. She lived for six years in Madrid, Spain and co-founded the bilingual journal, Terra Incognita. Her first full-length book of poems, The Park of Upside-Down Chairs, is forthcoming from WordTech Press in April 2010.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Park of Upside-Down Chairs (Wordtech Communications, 2010)
Chapbooks:
Dear Jean Seberg (Burnside Review Press, 2011)
Journals:
Court Green, Crab Orchard Review, Elixir, Lake Effect, Meridian, Quarter After Eight, Salt Hill Journal, TSR The Southampton Review, Washington Square
Prizes:
The 2001 Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize (which published the chapbook, "The Rainiest May in the Twentieth Century").

Alexandra van de Kamp Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Republic of Images: A History of French Film... by Alan Williams, Cheri by Colette, Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite Books:
War and Peace, Played Out (A biography of Jean Seberg) by David Richards, Swann's Way, Moments without Names by Morton Marcus, To a Blossoming Pear Tree by James Wright, The Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Favorite Authors:
Larry Levis, Mary Jo Bang, Jean Rhys, Mark Doty, Jose Angel Valente, Marcel Proust, Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, W. G. Sebald, Teresa d'Avila, Alice Fulton, Jorge Luis Borges

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Listing last updated: January 21, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
Port Chester, NY
Raised in:
Rye, NY

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