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Kendall A. Bell

Author's Bio

Kendall A. Bell's poetry has been most recently published in Thick With Conviction and Melancholy Hyperbole. He was nominated for Sundress Publications' Best of the Net collection in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. He is the author of eighteen chapbooks. His current chapbook is "Into The Undertow", and is available from Indigent Press. He is the founder and co-editor of the online journal Chantarelle's Notebook and publisher/editor of Maverick Duck Press. His chapbooks are available through Maverick Duck Press. He lives in Southern New Jersey.

Publications and Prizes

Turnpike North (Gold Wake Press, 2008)
Baby Clam Press, Decompression, Downer Magazine, Drown In My Own Fears, Edison Literary Review, First Literary Review-East, Flutter Poetry Journal, Hobo Camp Review, In Between Hangovers, Scythe, Sunken Lines, The Barefoot Muse, Thick With Conviction, Up The Staircase, work to a calm, Your One Phone Call, Zygote in My Coffee
Nominated: Best of the Net, 2015: For the girl with the Golden State in her eyes, The monster of Riverside (by Thick With Conviction) Juried Poetry Contest for the Medford Cultural Arts Commission, 2014: Honorable Mention: Tourniquet Nominated: Best of the Net, 2013: That poem I trashed (by Work to a calm) Juried Poetry Contest for the Medford Cultural Arts Commission, 2012: First Place: Winterlong and Third Place: Tuesday night she was in my dreams. Honorable Mention: A wreck cannot take everything Nominated: Best of the Net, 2012: Something Of Your Own (by Thick With Conviction) Nominated: Best of the Net, 2011: The infinite definitions for darkness (by Drown In My Own Fears) Nominated: Best of the Net, 2009: Molten (by Drown In My Own Fears) Nominated: Best of the Net, 2007: Awkward Moment #1 (by Thick With Conviction)

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Sharon Olds, Sierra DeMulder, Lauren Zuniga, Tony Hoagland, Nicole Blackman, Matthea Harvey, Karen Harryman, Kristy Bowen, Keetje Kuipers, Valzhyna Mort, Teresa Leo, Megan Falley, Amber Decker.

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Listing last updated: July 12, 2016

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Englewood, NJ
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Bergenfield, NJ

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