Death of award-winning poet: Courtney Kampa
Author and poet Courtney Kampa passed away on November 12 Sunday. The late poet’s husband, Will Anderson, confirmed her death. Courtney was a writer; she was basically from Virginia. Kampa was accoladed with many awards for her excellent contribution to writing.
Kampa, Anderson and their pet dogs, Eddie and Georgie, lived in Nashville, Tennessee. Courtney Kampa was working as a poetry writing teacher.
After achieving several awards and publications in her circle, Kampa was a popular name among the writers’ community. Her demise is one of the everlasting losses that saddens their community.
Will Anderson confirms his wife Courtney’s death.
Kampa Courtney’s death confirmation news appeared on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
Mourning his loss, Will Anderson stated, “My beloved Courtney passed away this weekend. Will said Kampa was his best friend, and she was the smartest, kind and most cheerful person in his life. She will be the best girl of my life forever. He mentioned his wife as a baby doll,’ Anderson wrote by giving his tribute on social media.
Courtney Kampa’s death in a car accident has deeply affected her friends and family.
Will Anderson’s wife, an award-winning author, poet, and writer Courtney Kampa died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Elizabeth Foss revealed her cause of death on Facebook.
Courtney Kampa’s writing career
Courtney was an author and poet with numerous publications in her community. Journal Boston Review has featured Kampa, writers and poets magazine, and the Atlantic. Also, she appeared in the National Poetry Review. In 2017, Courtney released her first poetry anthology, Our Lady of Not Asking Why.
Kampa has achieved numerous award appreciation. In 2014, the author acquired the Rattle Poetry Prize Readers’ Choice Award and Columbia University’s David Craig Austin Memorial Award for Most Outstanding Thesis. She had received her MFA from Columbia. She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow of Stanford University from 2017 to 2019.
Before making her career as an author, Courtney trained as a ballet dancer.
Marriage of Will and Kampa
On July 1, 2017, Courtney married her boyfriend, Will Anderson. Anderson is a singer and a songwriter. The 36-year-old singer is popular for his work in the Album series Parachute. This album has 5 series. The first one got released in 2009.
After several years of dating, Anderson proposed to the author on December 17, 2016. They had been friends since 2005. Anderson’s birthplace is Sacramento, California, but his family later moved to Virginia, where the Kampas lived. His father had received a position at the University of Virginia as a radiology and orthopaedic surgery professor.
In an Instagram post, Kampa described how the two had become connected. Kampa captioned an old photo of the couple, “we took this pic when we were just best friends.” I had no idea what was about to happen or even the crazy soulmate I was about to meet. It’s so fascinating to fall in love with you.”
As Courtney Kampa’s death news spreads, all her fans and friends have expressed their condolences on social media.
A poet and journalist, Natalie Elbert, said, “I don’t have words.” She was always witty, kind, generous, and encouraging.”
“Courtney was truly an amazing person, and this is a heartbreaking loss.” She taught me to confide my voice and write unreservedly. “I consider myself so fortunate to have known and loved her,” said another.
Our sentiments are with Courtney Kampa’s friends and family during this hard time.
All their well-wishers admired the togetherness of the couple. All of them are in shock after the sudden demise of the poet. People expected the couple to walk along for more in their lives. Anderson has become alone after Courteney’s death.