Cameron Scott was born in Denver, CO in 1977 and graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. He received a Master of Fine Arts, Poetry, from the University of Arizona in 2004, where he also taught a creative writing workshop at Voices 110 Degrees, a writing program for at risk youth in Tucson, AZ for two years before taking a road trip in search of his roots and trout.
Since then he has lived and worked in Crested Butte, CO as a fly fishing guide at Dragonfly Anglers, for poet David Rothman and Conundrum Press, and participated in local performance poetry readings as part of a group called Wild Word before moving to the Roaring Fork Valley where he has worked for the
is a guide at Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt, CO
This fall/winter Cameron visited the the Colorado Art Ranch in Hayden, CO for a month as an Artist/Writer in Residence before heading to Chiloquin, OR as the Sprague/Williamson Writer-in-Residence and is currently the Wallowa Writer-in-Residence for Fishtrap.
So yeah. Someday he will be better at negative capability in his bio.