Nebraska Authors

Erik Campbell

Born 1972 Bellevue, NE (USA)

Erik Campbell was born in Bellevue, Nebraska. A poet and essayist, his work has been published in many journals including New Letters, Tin House, Prairie Schooner, Massachusetts Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Rattle. His first collection of poetry Arguments of Stillness was one of the top ten poetry collections of 2007 by Book Sense. His 2017 poem "Faith for My Father circa 1980" is included in the Pushcart Prize anthology for 2019.

Places Lived

Bellevue, NE

Author Of

  • Other
  • Poetry

Keywords

Essay; Poetry

Occupation

Teacher
Professor

Places Worked

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Honors

Book Sense Top 10 collections of Poetry, 2007
Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship recipient

Bibliography

Arguments for Stillness. 2006.
The Corpse Prose. 2016.
Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology, 1867-2017. 2017.

Poetry and Essays represented in:
New Letters
Tin House
Prairie Schooner
Massachusetts Review
Virginia Quarterly Review
Rattle
Nimrod
Satellite Convulsions
Iowa Review
Southern Poetry Review
Gulf Coast
and others.

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?