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
Greetings, all, Rattle has put a recent poem of mine from their print edition, “Cardiac Concussion with Delay (Hearts and Polaroids, Playlists and Time),” online. http://www.rattle.com/poetry/cardiac-concussion-with-delay-by-stephen-kampa/ Enjoy!
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.
Hi, friends, I recently had a poem published in Rattle, one of the most readable poetry journals I know, and today they are featuring my poem on the web site: http://www.rattle.com/poetry/ Enjoy! All best, Stephen
Here’s a review of Bachelor Pad recently published on the Florida Book Review web site: http://www.floridabookreview.com/id3.html.
Greetings, all, I was honored to be invited by the staff of FLARE: The Flagler Review to be a featured faculty member in this spring’s online edition of the magazine. Those poems, plus a short interview, are available online. Here are some links. “The Man Becomes the Music”: click here. “Thank You for Calling. Your Call Is Important to Us.”: click here. Short Interview: click here. If you’ve ever been stuck on the phone in an endless automated menu, that second poem is for you. Can I also admit that I had a blast doing the interview, partly because I
My second book, Bachelor Pad, is available as of today! Amazon.com lists the ship time as 1 – 3 months, which seems a little unusual to me; happily, you can also get the book directly from Waywiser, which is usually very prompt about shipping. Here’s the link: http://waywiser-press.com/order/wwp-order-online.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!
Howdy, y’all! Just a note to let you know that Bachelor Pad is available for pre-order at Amazon.com here. You can find more information, including some sample poems, at the Waywiser Press website here. You can also order a copy of the book from Waywiser’s site if you prefer. Looking forward to holding the book in my very own two hands soon! I hope you are, too. Hearts and stars, Sk
Just a note to mention that I was a finalist for this year’s Rattle Poetry Prize–here’s a link. That means my poem is eligible for the Reader’s Choice Award–subscribers can vote for their favorite of the finalists, and the poem that receives the most votes will bring to its writer not only glory and fame, but also $1000. Long live democracy! Vote for me, America! Seriously, I am honored to be in the good company of my fellow finalists and winner Roberto Ascalon–thanks to Rattle for continuing to support poetry.