Lauren Camp

Poet

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Author's Bio

Lauren Camp is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020). Her poems have appeared in The Los Angeles ReviewPleiades, Poet Lore, Slice, Beloit Poetry Journal, Terrain.org, New England Review and elsewhere. Winner of the Dorset Prize, Lauren has also received fellowships from The Black Earth Institute and The Taft-Nicholson Center, and finalist citations for the Arab American Book Award, the Housatonic Book Award and the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award. She lives and teaches in New Mexico.  www.laurencamp.com

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020)
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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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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, Housatonic Book Award • Finalist, New Mexico-Arizona Book Award • 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 • The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award • Editors’ Prize, RHINO

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Last update: Apr 21, 2020