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Lauren Camp

Author's Bio

Lauren Camp is the author of two collections, This Business of Wisdom (2010) and The Dailiness (2013), which won the National Federation of Press Women Poetry Prize and was a World Literature Today “Editor’s Pick.” Her third book, One Hundred Hungers, won the Dorset Prize (Tupelo Press, 2016). Her poems appear in Slice, The Seattle Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and many other journals. She has twice guest edited special sections in World Literature Today —international jazz poetry (2011) and poetry about contemporary visual art (2015). She also guest-edited a mini-anthology for Malpaís Review on the poetry of Iraq. Other literary honors include a Black Earth Institute Fellowship, the Margaret Randall Poetry Prize from The Más Tequila Review, an Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award, and residencies with the Gaea Foundation, The Mabel Dodge Luhan House and Truchas Peaks Place. She teaches creative writing in northern New Mexico, and produces and hosts “Audio Saucepan”—a global music program interwoven with contemporary poetry—on Santa Fe Public Radio. www.laurencamp.com.

Publications and Prizes

One Hundred Hungers (Tupelo Press, 2016), The Dailiness (Edwin E. Smith Publishing, 2013), This Business of Wisdom (West End Press, 2010)
B O D Y, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cave Wall, Crab Orchard Review, Feminist Studies, Hotel Amerika, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Linebreak, Malpais Review, Memorious, Muzzle, New Mexico Poetry Review, Poetry International, Puerto del Sol, Redivider, RHINO, Sin Fronteras, Slice Magazine, The Comstock Review, The Laurel Review, The Seattle Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Thema, Upstairs at Duroc, World Literature Today, Yemassee
Dorset Prize (awarded by David Wojahn for Tupelo Press, for One Hundred Hungers) // Black Earth Institute Fellow, 2015-2018 // Finalist for 2014 Best of the Net Anthology // 2014 RL International Poetry Award // Runner-Up, 2015 Mountain West Writers' Contest // Finalist, The 2014 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize // Margaret Randall Poetry Prize // Poetry Book Prize, 2014 National Federation of Presswomen Communications Contest (for The Dailiness) // Juror, 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, November 2013 // The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards Contest 2012 // Editors’ Prize, Rhino 2010

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