Cameron McGill 

Teacher, Poet, Songwriter

Words

New poem live at Lunch Review

Hi all, I want to share with you a new piece titled "[FACTS] VELOCITIES." Thank you to the editors at Lunch Review for publishing it. This poem is one contribution to advocacy for sensible gun legislation in America. It does not seek to address all types of gun violence (though hopes to advocate for...

2018 New Michigan Press / DIAGRAM Chapbook Contest

Hello friends, The good folks at New Michigan Press / DIAGRAM have chosen my chapbook, Meridians, as a finalist for the 2018 Chapbook Contest! Very honored to be in the mix—big congrats to the winners and finalists...

March/April issue of American Poetry Review

My peoples, Hello from Moscow! I hope you be well. Very excited to let you know that I have a poem in the new March/April issue of American Poetry Review. It's a piece called "Drunk with Zodiac," and is for a dear friend of mine. Follow the above link to read...

Two poems in the January issue of La Presa

Hello friends, Hope this finds you well and happy in the new year. Starting 2018 with a first. I'm excited to let you know I have two poems, "Mythos" and "Renting a Room in Riomaggiore," in the new issue of La Presa. The journal has printed English versions and accompanying Spanish...

New “poem” on Queen Mob’s Teahouse

My peoples, Hello from Moscow, ID. I hope you are well and keeping on and making your arts. I'm excited to let you know the kind folks at Queen Mob's have published a new "poem" of mine called "Your Return." Good luck. love. cameron....

Reading at Treefort Music Fest’s “Storyfort” in Boise, ID March 26

Hello my peoples, Hope this finds you well. I received word from Storyfort & the Silver Creek Writers Residency that I won their "Wild West Literary Contest" in poetry, as well as a week-long Fall '17 residency in Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID! In the short-term, I'll be reading at the Treefort Music Fest/Storyfort in...

Hello from Idaho. Hello from 2017.

My peoples, I hope this finds you well. One of my 2017 New Year's resolutions is to do a better job of keeping in touch with you all. Grad school, teaching, and the poems have been keeping me quite busy, but I am figuring out how to be in school again....

Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award | Chicago & Madison shows

Hello all. Hoping you be well. Few upcoming events to let you know about. Am honored to have been chosen as a semi-finalist for the Guild Literary Complex's Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award. I'll be reading my little pome on Wed. July 23 @ Chopin Theater in Chicago, 6:30 doors/ 7pm reading....

Tuesday Funk reading tonight @ Hopleaf Chicago

Hello good peoples, Just a reminder for those who are interested. I'll be reading a few pomes tonight in Chicago @ Hopleaf as part of the Tuesday Funk reading series along with Mare Swallow, Tom Underberg, Chuck Sudo, and Amelia Beamer. Doors at 7/Show at 7:30. 21+, and free. I'll be...

Tuesday Funk reading Feb. 4 @ Hopleaf

Hi peoples, I'm excited to be a part of the forthcoming Tuesday Funk reading series at Hopleaf in Chicago, IL. Join me, Mare Swallow, Tom Underberg, Amelia Beamer, Chuck Sudo, and hosts Andrew Huff & Eden Robins on Tuesday Feb. 4 in the upstairs bar. Doors 7pm/show 7:30pm, 21+. This is...

CHIRP’s First Time live-lit series

Hey folks, Tomorrow night, Jan. 15th, come join me at Martyrs' (3855 N. Lincoln Ave.) in Chicago for CHIRP's First Time live-lit series. I'll be reading an essay on the theme 'First Lesson' along with author Joe Meno, Vocalo host Brian Babylon, Soup & Bread founder Martha Bayne, WGN's Dan...

Poetry East & Split Lip Magazine

Happy new year good peoples, I hope this finds you well. First off, thank you for all the support this past year, especially in the release of Gallows Etiquette. Am excited to let you know that I have a few poems in the newest issues of Poetry East & Split Lip...