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Kevin McLellan

Author's Bio

Kevin McLellan is the author of TRIBUTARY (Barrow Street, 2015 forthcoming), and the chapbooks SHOES ON A WIRE (Split Oak, 2015 forthcoming) runner-up for the 2012 Stephen Dunn Prize in Poetry and ROUND TRIP (Seven Kitchens, 2010), a collaborative series of poems with numerous women poets. Kevin has recent or forthcoming poems in books and journals including: 2014 Poets Market, American Letters & Commentary, Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Fourteen Hills, Journal of Compressed Creative Arts (nominated for a Pushcart Prize), Kenyon Review, Pangyrus, Poetry East, The Puritan (finalist for the 2014 Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence judged my Margaret Atwood), Ruminate, Salt Hill, Sixth Finch, Split This Rock (3rd Place for the Split This Rock Poetry Contest judged by Naomi Shihab Nye); Spoon River Poetry Review, Sugar House Review, Third Coast (winner of the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize); Thrush Literary Journal (nominated for a Pushcart Prize), Third Coast, West Branch, Western Humanities Review, Witness, and numerous others. Kevin has taught at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and the University of Rhode Island.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Tributary (Barrow Street Press, 2015)
Chapbooks:
Shoes on a wire (Split Oak Press, 2015), Round Trip (Seven Kitchens Press, 2010)
Prizes:
"Thereafter" won the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize judged by Ralph Angel

Kevin McLellan Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Sylvia Plath + James Schuyler

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Listing last updated: April 6, 2015

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Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English

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