1.16 featuring Lauren Camp!

Lauren is the author of five books, most recently Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020), which Publishers Weekly calls a “stirring, original collection.” Her poems have appeared in The Los Angeles ReviewPleiades, the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day series, Poet Lore, Slice, DIAGRAM and other journals. Winner of the Dorset Prize, she has also received fellowships from 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. Her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic. In 2020, she was selected to be one of 100 international artists for 100 Offerings of Peace and one of 101 women storytellers for The Scheherezade Project. She lives in New Mexico, where she teaches creative writing to people of all ages.

Lauren Camp reading

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Lauren Camp


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