Lauren Camp

Author's Bio

Lauren Camp is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently One Hundred Hungers (Tupelo Press, 2016), which won the Dorset Prize. Her poems appear in New England Review, Poetry International, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Radar Poetry, Memorious, Linebreak, Slice, The Seattle Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and elsewhere. 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 fellowship with the Black Earth Institute, 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.

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, Poetry International, Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, Redivider, RHINO, Slice Magazine, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, The Account, The Comstock Review, The Laurel Review, The Seattle Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Thema, Upstairs at Duroc, World Literature Today, Yemassee, Zocalo Public Square
Prizes Won: 
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 // The Margaret Randall Poetry Prize // 2014 National Federation of Press Women Poetry Book Prize (for The Dailiness) // Juror, 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, November 2013 // The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award 2012 // Editors’ Prize, Rhino 2010

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Last updated: Nov 15, 2016