Peter Campion

Peter Campion is the author of two books of poems, Other People (2005) and The Lions (2009), both from the University of Chicago Press. He is a 2011-2012 Guggenheim Fellow, and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Minnesota.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Above Boylston Street

IT WAS NOT THE TYPE of thing I usually enjoy — deep conversation with a stranger at a restaurant bar — ...


The Poetry of the Possible

THE STRENGTH OF AMERICAN POETRY these days must lie in its sheer variety. Poems that develop with the linear cohesiveness of ...


Beyond Disbelief

I kept thinking: what a wonderfully capacious and labile medium poetry provides!...

Beyond Disbelief
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