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 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.