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Cameron Conaway

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Cameron Conaway is a former MMA fighter, an award-winning poet and the 2014 Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State Altoona. While serving as the Poet-in-Residence at the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Thailand, Conaway wrote Malaria, Poems (MSU Press, 2014), the first full-length book of contemporary poetry about malaria's impact on the world. He's a Rotary International End Polio Now "HistoryMaker" and a former Executive Editor at The Good Men Project. He currently serves on the Editorial Board at Slavery Today.

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(1) Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet (Threed Press, 2011)

(2) Bonemeal: Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2014)

(3) Until You Make the Shore (Salmon Poetry, 2014)

(4) Malaria: Poems (Michigan State Univers
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Average rating: 4.05 · 118 ratings · 40 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fi...
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Until You Make the Shore
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message 10: by Dean

Dean Pusell Thank you Cameron for being my friend :)))


message 9: by Lori (last edited Apr 09, 2013 04:06AM)

Lori A pleasure to be friends Cameron, Thank you :)


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Cameron! If you ever need an Urban Fantasy/paranormal fix then I recommend you check out my blog! I hold great monthly giveaways for my followers!

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Happy reading!


Savannah Thank you for the friendship. Have a great day..


Cameron Conaway And thanks for accepting. I'm looking forward to learning about and from you, R.S!

~Cameron


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R.S. Lentin Thanks for the request of friendship!


Cameron Conaway Melissa, you rock! Thanks so much for checking in. I originally created an account on Goodreads for my own book, but I've met so many interesting people like yourself that it's been so much more!

Keep in touch, yeah?

Best thoughts from Bangkok,

~Cameron


message 3: by Bobby (last edited Sep 15, 2011 10:50PM)

Bobby Veliz Hey thanks for adding me! Hoping to read your book Caged soon.


Cameron Conaway Agreed. Thanks for swinging by!

~Cameron


Harlequin Books Hello Cameron, it is a pleasure to meet you.


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