blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2021  Vol. 20  No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp is the author of five poetry books, most recently Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020), which won the 2021 American Fiction Poetry Prize and the 2021 Distinguished Favorites Independent Press Award. Her poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, DIAGRAM, Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the Dorset Prize (2014) and a finalist for the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award (2019) and the Arab American Book Award (2017). Her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic.  end

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