Lauren Camp

Poet

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Author's Bio

Lauren Camp is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Turquoise Door (3: A Taos Press, 2018). Her third book One Hundred Hungers (Tupelo Press, 2016), won the Dorset Prize and was a finalist for the Arab American Book Award and the Housatonic Book Award. Lauren’s poems have appeared in The Los Angeles Review, Poet Lore, Beloit Poetry Journal, Terrain.org, New England Review, The Cortland Review 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. She has been awarded fellowships from Willapa Bay AiR, The Taft-Nicholson Center, and the Black Earth Institute. Lauren lives and teaches in New Mexico. www.laurencamp.com.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Turquoise Door (3: A Taos Press, 2018)
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One Hundred Hungers (Tupelo Press, 2016)
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The Dailiness (Edwin E. Smith Publishing, 2013)
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This Business of Wisdom (West End Press, 2010)
Journals:
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Crab Orchard Review
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Feminist Studies
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Hotel Amerika
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Linebreak
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Nashville Review
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Puerto del Sol
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The Account
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The Seattle Review
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Zocalo Public Square
Prizes won: 

Dorset Prize (awarded by David Wojahn for One Hundred Hungers) • Black Earth Institute Fellow, 2015-2018 • Finalist, Arab American Book Award • Finalist, 2014 Best of the Net Anthology • RL International Poetry Award • The Margaret Randall Poetry Prize • National Federation of Press Women Poetry Book Prize (for The Dailiness) • The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award • Editors’ Prize, RHINO

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Travels for readings: 
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Fluent in: 
English
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NY
New York
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Last update: May 07, 2019