News, Musings, Gnomes

New Interview Online

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

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Rattle Poem Online

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!

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Online Interview

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.

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Poem Featured Online

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

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Bachelor Pad Review

Here’s a review of Bachelor Pad recently published on the Florida Book Review web site: http://www.floridabookreview.com/id3.html.

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New Poems and Short Interview Available Online

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

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Bachelor Pad available today!

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.

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New Poem Online at Poetry Northwest

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┬áKevin Craft & Co. for the continuing support–they also published a bevy of poems from Bachelor Pad!

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Bachelor Pad available for pre-order

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

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Rattle Poetry Prize Finalist

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┬áReader’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.

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