Greetings, friends, I recently had an essay published online at Literary Matters. It deals with a poem by Joshua Mehigan, discusses “disguised form” (not sure what I mean there), and even uses charts and diagrams. You can find it here! Stay tuned for news of my forthcoming book . . . All good things, Stephen
Greetings, friends, No, that isn’t a dig at Poetry Daily in the title, that’s a shout-out of gratitude to Poetry Daily for republishing my poem “Dodo,” which first appeared in Birmingham Poetry Review. You can find the poem by clicking here. Many thanks to Poetry Daily and to BPR for their support! Stay tuned, Stephen
Friends, Just a quick note to let you know I have a new poem up at 32 Poems. Enjoy! http://www.32poems.com/ Best, Stephen
Friends, I am pleased to announce that I was privileged to contribute some harmonica work to the latest album from Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots, Boom Town, currently available on Blind Pig Records. I know I’m liable to be biased here, but I think this is an amazing album, and you’d be doing yourself a favor to check it out. You can find samples from it on Amazon or YouTube, and if you’re interested in hearing one of my humble contributions–the one where they really let me cut loose–you can find it by clicking here. For you harp freaks, I
Greetings, all, Just a quick note to let you know I have four poems online at the latest edition of Unsplendid, which you can find by clicking here. I’m glad to be in such good company, including that of Morri Creech, Joseph Harrison, and Cody Walker (all fellow Waywiser poets) and Rosanna Oh and Claire Walmanholm (fellow Johns Hopkins alumni). All best, Stephen
Oi, gente! I just wanted to mention that a poem of mine has appeared online courtesy of Rattle, one of my favorite poetry journals. You can find it here. The poem is called “How to Meet the Love of Your Life: A Basic Guide.” Please note that results are not guaranteed. Much *cough* love, Stephen
Howdy, friends, Here’s a recent interview conducted by my friend Sammie Kurty: http://fictionreboot-dailydose.com/2015/04/02/fiction-reboot-poet-interview-stephen-kampa-bachelor-pad/. Just for the record, although Sidney couldn’t have been courtly and charming all the time, I can and am. Much love, Stephen
Recently I received an invitation to do an interview from a young man from Ghana, and that interview is now available online. I had the opportunity to talk about both music and poetry, which I appreciated! If you’re interested in reading it, you can click here.
Here’s a review of Bachelor Pad recently published on the Florida Book Review web site: http://www.floridabookreview.com/id3.html.
I’ve got a new poem–so new it’s not even in the book that comes out this spring–online at Poetry Northwest. You can check it out here. Thanks to Kevin Craft & Co. for the continuing support–they also published a bevy of poems from Bachelor Pad!