blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2010  Vol. 9  No. 2
Peter Campion

   1989: Death on the Nile
   The Lions

   Levis Remembered Reading Loop
   13th Annual Levis Reading Prize  
   A Conversation with Peter Campion  

Peter Campion is the author of two books of poems: The Lions (2009) and Other People (2005), both from the University of Chicago Press. His writing has appeared in diverse publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, Slate, Poetry, The Yale Review, ARTnews, and Modern Painters. He has received a George Starbuck Lectureship at Boston University, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship at Stanford University, a Pushcart Prize, and a Theodore Morrison Fellowship at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He was also the winner of the 13th annual Larry Levis Reading Prize, awarded by Virginia Commonwealth University, for The Lions. From 2009 to 2010 he was the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. He is the editor of Oxford University’s journal Literary Imagination and an assistant professor at Auburn University.  end