Rick Campbell is a poet, essayist, and editor living on Alligator Point, Florida. His collection of essays, Sometimes the Light, was published by Main Street Rag Press in 2022. His most recent collection of poems is Provenance (Blue Horse Press). Other books include The History of Steel: Selected Works, Dixmont, The Traveler’s Companion, Setting The World In Order, and A Day’s Work. His poems and essays have appeared in journals including The Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Gargoyle, Fourth River, Kestrel, and the Alabama Literary Review.
His awards include a Pushcart Prize, an NEA Fellowship in Poetry, and two poetry fellowships from the Florida Arts Council.
Rick was director of Anhinga Press from 1992 to 2014, during which time the press published about 80 books of poetry.