Kevin McLellan is the author of TRIBUTARY (Barrow Street, forthcoming) the chapbooks SHOES ON A WIRE (Split Oak, 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 Online, Poetry East, The Puritan (finalist for the 2014 Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence judged my Margaret Atwood), Ruminate, 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, Thrush Literary Journal (nominated for a Pushcart Prize), Western Humanities Review, Witness, and numerous others.
Kevin lives in Cambridge MA, and sometimes teaches poetry workshops at URI.
Publications and Prizes
Tributary (Barrow Street Press, 2015)
Shoes on a wire (Split Oak Press, 2015), Round Trip (Seven Kitchens Press, 2010)