News, Musings, Gnomes

Long Live Rattle!

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

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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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