Stephen Kampa’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in Cincinnati Review, First Things, Hopkins Review, Poetry Northwest, Raritan, Rattle, River Styx, Sewanee Theological Review, Smartish Pace, Southwest Review, Subtropics, Tampa Review, and Yale Review, among others.

Read poems online:

“How to Meet the Love of Your Life: A Basic Guide,” Rattle

“Meant, in Time, to Crack,” 32 Poems / Poetry Daily

“Overcast,” First Things

“Perforated for Ease of Separation,” Unsplendid.com

“The Reclamation of Paradise,” Verse Daily

“Skin Flicks,” Country Dog Review

“Twenty-First-Century Prothalamion,” Unsplendid.com

“Wasted Time,” Waywiser Press website

“When I Whistle This Tune,” Poetry Northwest

To hear Stephen read with Mary Jo Salter at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, click here.