Wendy Van Camp Poet Laureate Emerita

Wendy Van Camp is Poet Laureate Emerita for Anaheim, California. She is a speculative poet, author, editor, artist, and podcaster. Her poetry is influenced by cutting edge technology, astronomy, and daydreams. She is a nominated finalist for the Elgin Award, a Pushcart Prize, and for a Dwarf Stars Award. Her poems, stories, and articles have appeared in many journals around the world, including: “Star*Line”, “Scifaikuest”, “Worlds of IF”, and she is a contracted writer for “Indy Author Magazine”. Wendy is a member of SFWA, Codex, SFPA, and IBPA. Find her books on all major online retailers.

She is a semi-regular panelist on Con-Tinual, a panel discussion podcast about all things science fiction in fandom or about being a modern day author or poet. She is a new radio host of “Poets Cafe” broadcast at KPFK 90.7 FM – Los Angeles produced by Marlene Bond, where she interviews poets laureate, editors of poetry, and poets of note. Stay tuned for new episodes starting at the end of May 2024.

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No Wasted Ink Newsletter & Ramblecast

No Wasted Ink is a free monthly newsletter featuring an original writing tips essay, a monthly “ramble” by Poet Laureate Emerita Wendy Van Camp, and her poem of the month. Wendy’s upcoming events, places where she has recently published or appeared on podcasts is listed. The Ramblecast is a voiceover podcast reading of the essay, ramble, and poem in the poet’s voice which comes in your email along with the written newsletter.


Wendy Van Camp is available as a writing coach via Indigoskye Press. She can help guide you through the Indie Author publishing process, develop your chapbook of poetry, or help you learn the onboarding process of becoming a panelist at Science Fiction Conventions or a speaker at writing conferences. To start the process, sign up for a single session or group of three sessions and fill out the form telling me what you hope to learn during your coaching sessions. Once approved, you will be guided to set up your appointment via Calendly.

Coaching will begin in mid-May 2024 after IP website is updated. Please look for the official opening via our social media or on substack.


Website – https://wendyvancamp.com
Indigoskye Press – https://indigoskye.com
Amazon Page – https://www.amazon.com/author/wendyvancamp
Medium – https://medium.com/@wvancamp
Twitter (X) – https://twitter.com/wvancamp
Instagram – https://instagram.com/nowastedink
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SFWA – Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association
Codex – Codex Writers
IBPA – Independent Book Publishers Association
SFPA – Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association
AWB – Astronomers Without Borders
ASFA – Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists