Cameron Dezen Hammon


Cameron Dezen Hammon is a writer and musician living in Houston. Her essay "Infirmary Music" was honored as a notable in the Best American Essays 2017. Her essays, poems, and stories have appeared in or are forthcoming from The Rumpus, Ecotone, "The Kiss" Anthology from W.W. Norton, The Brooklyn Review, The Houston Chronicle, The Butter, NYLON, The Literary Review, Brevity's Nonfiction Blog, Columbia Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Her music has been featured on Houston Public Media KUHF, Houston Pacifica Radio KPFT, as well as Houston PBS Skyline Sessions, and the nationally syndicated television program Oxford Sounds. She earned her MFA from Seattle Pacific University. Cameron is the host of The Ish podcast, conversations from the liminal spaces of life. Her memoir about religious and romantic obsession is currently on submission.

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