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Courtney Kampa’s first book, Our Lady of Not Asking Why, was selected by National Book Award winner Mary Szybist for New Issues Press. Her work has received awards and distinctions from Best New Poets, Poets & Writers Magazine, The Atlantic, RATTLE, North American Review, The Elizabeth George Foundation, Columbia University, and elsewhere. A 2017 Wallace Stegner Fellow and 2016 Ruth Lilly finalist, she received her MFA from Columbia University, and will be making her way from NYC to Stanford this fall, with a brand new husband and precious puppy at her side.

Boston Review
Bella Figura
Inventory of Half-Burnt Offerings
The Journal
Poems About Grace
Rattle: People’s Choice Award
Ars Biologica
Driving Into the Lilacs
Self-Portrait by Someone Else
The Rules
Philadelphia Stories
Ars Balletica
Colorado Review