Tara Campbell is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, fiction co-editor at Barrelhouse, and graduate of American University’s MFA in Creative Writing. She’s the recipient of the following awards from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities: the 2016 Larry Neal Writers’ Award in Adult Fiction, the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Award for Outstanding New Artist, and Arts and Humanities Fellowships for 2018 – 2022.
Campbell’s publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Wigleaf, Booth, CRAFT Literary, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, and Escape Pod/Artemis Rising. She’s the author of a novel and four multi-genre collections including her newest, Cabinet of Wrath: A Doll Collection.
In addition to Johns Hopkins, she teaches creative writing with American University, the Writer’s Center, Politics and Prose, Catapult, Clarion West, and the National Gallery of Art’s Virtual Studio.