Henry Goldkamp


New Orleans, LA 70122

Author's Bio

Henry Goldkamp performs his life in New Orleans. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Yemassee, Bear Review, DIAGRAM, Seneca Review, Denver Quarterly, and Idaho Review, among others. He is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and serves as a poetry reader for The Adroit Journal and Bayou. His public art projects have been covered by NPR and Time. Saint Louis is forever his patron city.

Publications & Prizes

Barrow Street
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Blood Orange Review
Chattahoochee Review
Denver Quarterly
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Dream Pop Press
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McNeese Review
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Notre Dame Review
Oyez Review
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Water~Stone Review
Xavier Review
Prizes won: 

2019 Academy of American Poets Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Daniil Kharms, Douglas Kearney, Stephen Crane, László Krasznahorkai, Robert Walser, Rae Armantrout, Anaïs Duplan, Rodrigo Toscano, Valerie Hsiung, Ronaldo V. Wilson, Jennifer Tamayo, Alice Notley, Terrance Hayes, Denise Levertov, Anna Akhmatova, John Berryman, Rosamond S. King, Brenda Hillman, Cecilia Vicuña, Jean Genet, Joyelle McSweeney
What I'm reading now: 
Beyond the Boundaries: American Alternative Theatre by Theodore Shank, The Theatre of the Absurd by Martin Esslin, Spit Temple by Cecilia Vicuña, The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht by Bertolt Brecht, The Walk by Robert Walser, Witch by Philip Matthews, Three Works by the Open Theatre by Karen Malpede

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Saint Louis, MO
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Last update: Jan 15, 2021