Alexandra van de Kamp

Poet

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P.O. Box 172
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Phone: 
(631) 331-0172

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 & Prizes

Book:
The Park of Upside-Down Chairs (WordTech Communications, 2010)
Chapbook:
Dear Jean Seberg (Burnside Review Press, 2011)
Journals:
Court Green
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Crab Orchard Review
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Elixir
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Quarter After Eight
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Prizes won: 

The 2001 Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize (which published the chapbook, "The Rainiest May in the Twentieth Century").

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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Port Chester
Raised in: 
Rye, NY
New York
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Last update: Jan 21, 2011