Kirsten Hampton has been named 2013 Poetry Fellow by the Gettysburg Review and was selected in 2012 as the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow for Poetry, also completing a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has published in Blueline, Innisfree Poetry Journal, Little Patuxent Review, Potomac Review and Subtropics. She produced the documentary “Hidden Books: the Art of Kumi Korf” which explores the creative process through a link to Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet. The film received a CINE Golden Eagle Award and screened at the Library of Congress and in national film festivals. A former university Vice President and Associate Dean, Hampton partners in a management and media company and is COO and Senior Vice President at a Washington DC think tank.