Peter Campion, poetry, is the author of El Dorado (University of Chicago Press, 2013), The Lions: Poems (University of Chicago Press, 2009), winner of the 2010 Larry Levis Reading Prize, Other People, (University of Chicago Press, 2005) and Mitchell Johnson (Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 2004). He was the 2009 recipient of the Rome Fellowship in Literature from The American Academy of Arts and Letters and has held a George Starbuck Lectureship at Boston University, as well as a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lecturership at Stanford University. Campion is also a 2011-2012 Guggenheim Fellow. His poetry and prose have appeared recently in The Boston Globe, Modern Painters, The New Republic, Parnassus, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Tikkun, The Yale Review and elsewhere. His monograph on the painter Joseph McNamara was published by The Seven Bridges Foundation. He has published catalog essays on such painters as Terry St. John, Kim Frohsin, Eric Aho, and Siddharth Parasnis. He won a Pushcart Prize in 2008.
Campion is currently Assistant Professor of English at the University of Minnesota.
Seminars and Readings by Peter Campion
- Structure and Arrangement of Collections of Poems and Essays by Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr. (Wednesday, August 8, 2012)
- Reading by Peter Campion (Sunday, August 5, 2012)
- Poetry and Memorability: A Craft Seminar by Peter Campion and Mark Irwin (Thursday, July 28, 2011)
- Reading by Peter Campion (Tuesday, July 26, 2011)
- Reading by Peter Campion (Thursday, August 5, 2010)
- Truth and its Consequences: A Craft Seminar by Jill Christman, Peter Campion, and Sonya Huber (2008)