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Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp is the author of three books, most recently One Hundred Hungers (Tupelo Press, 2016), winner of the Dorset Prize. Her poems have appeared in New England Review, Poetry International, North American Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day. Other literary honors include the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award and prizes from RHINOand Western Humanities Review. She is a Black Earth Institute Fellow and the producer/host of “Audio Saucepan” on Santa Fe Public Radio. Her website is

pears2 Poetry

The lucky hum of plums and peaches.
Or a tangle of
                        lingering. Skin and seeds.

Lauren Camp