Cameron Louie

Poet

Tucson, AZ

Author's Bio

Cameron Quan Louie is from Tucson, where he serves on the board of directors with POG, a literature and performing arts nonprofit. He received his MFA from the University of Washington, and he was a 2019 grant receipient from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and he received the McLeod-Grobe Prize for Poetry in 2017. As a multiracial/biracial writer, his work often explores liminal identities, palimpsests, and hybridity. His poems, nonfiction, and erasures have appeared in Entropy, The Margins, The Gravity of the Thing, Sonora Review, Hobart, jubilat, and elsewhere. You can find him at https://cameronqlouie.com

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Best New Poets (Meridian, 2020)
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Ritual & Capital (Wendy's Subway, 2020)
Journals: ,
Entropy
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Foothill
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Gold Man Review
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Hobart
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Jubilat
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Margins
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Spectacle
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Timber
Prizes won: 
  • McLeod-Grobe Prize for Poetry (2017)
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination (2016, Foothill: A Journal of Poetry)
  • Bill and Ruth True Family Prize | Multiplying Mediums Fellow (2016)
  • Hattie Lockett Award (2011)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Chinese American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Tucson, AZ
Arizona
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Last update: Sep 30, 2020