Kevin McLellan

Cambridge, MA 02139

Author's Bio

Kevin McLellan is the author of Hemispheres (Fact-Simile Editions, forthcoming), Ornitheology (The Word Works, 2018), [box] (Letter [r] Press, 2016), Tributary (Barrow Street, 2015), and Round Trip (Seven Kitchens, 2010). He won the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize and Gival Press’ 2016 Oscar Wilde Award, and his poems have appeared in several journals. Apple Valley Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, and West Branch have nominated his writing for the Pushcart Prize. Kevin has taught poetry workshops at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and at the University of Rhode Island, and he conducts manuscript consultations. Kevin lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Publications and Prizes

(The Word Works, 2018)
, Tributary
(Barrow Street Press, 2015)
Be Wilder
(Pine Pitch Press, 2015)
, Before Passing
(great weather for MEDIA, 2015)
, Between: New Gay Poetry
(Chelsea Station Editions, 2013)
, CREDO: An Anthology of Manifestos & Sourcebook for Creative Writing
(C&R Press, 2018)
, Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2010)
, Floating Bridge Review #5
(Floating Bridge Press, 2012)
, HIV Here and Now
(Indolent Books, 2016)
, Letters To My Bully
(Glover Publishing, 2012)
, Spaces Between Us
(Third World Press, 2010)
, They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing
(Black Lawrence Press, 2018)
, Thrush Poetry Journal: an Anthology of the first two years
(Thrush Press, 2014)
2 River Review, 42opus, 751 Magazine, About Place Journal, Admit Two, American Letters & Commentary, American Literary Review, Apple Valley Review, Arabesques Review, Arch Literary Journal, Architrave Press, Badlands, Barrow Street, Beauty/Truth, Bloom, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Buddhist Poetry Review, Cafe Review, Carve Magazine, Chariton Review, Chelsea Station, Clockhouse, Cobalt Review, Colorado Review, Contrary, Crazyhorse, december, Diagram, Dirty Napkin, Dislocate, Drunken Boat, Elohi Gadugi Journal, Eucalyptus, Exquisite Corpse,, Floating Bridge Review, Folio: A Literary Journal, Fourteen Hills, Fringe Magazine, Gargoyle Magazine, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Hamilton Stone Review, Hawai'i Review, Hello Mr., Horse Less Review, Hunger Mountain, Ilk, inch, Interim, Interrupture, Jelly Bucket, Kenyon Review Online, Konundrum Engine Literary Review, Lines & Stars, Lingerpost, Literary Mama, Lodestar Quarterly, Long Dumb Voices, Matter, Midway Journal, MiPOesias, Moledro Magazine, Muse & Stone, Ocean State Review, Pacifica Literary Review, Pangyrus, Paper Street, Paramour, Pilgrimage Magazine, Plath Profiles, Plenitude Magazine, Poemeleon, Poems2go, Poet's Market, Poetry East, Poetry Midwest, Posit, Pouch, Puerto del Sol, Queen City Review, Reality Beach, Requited, RFD, right hand pointing, Ruminate, Salamander, Salt Hill Journal, Sixth Finch, Sliver of Stone, Small Po[r]tions, Sonora Review, Southern Humanities Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Stylus Poetry Journal, Sugar House Review, Superstition Review, Tammy, The Adroit Journal, The Bakery, The Barefoot Review, The Fourth River, The Inman Review, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, The Luminary, The Original Van Gogh’s Ear Anthology, The Prose-Poem Project, The Puritan, The Whistling Fire, Third Coast, Three Candles, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Timber, Town Creek Poetry, TSR The Southampton Review, Tuesday; An Art Project, Versal, Verse Daily, Vinyl Poetry, Vitality, West Branch, Western Humanities Review, wheelhouse magazine, Wicked Alice, Wilderness House Literary Review, Witness, Word For/Word
Hemispheres (forthcoming)
(Fact-Simile, 2017)
, Round Trip
(Seven Kitchens Press, 2010)
, [box]
(Letter [r] Press, 2016)
Prizes Won: 
"Anonymity" won the 2016 Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award"Thereafter" won the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize (judged by Ralph Angel) 

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Hans Faverey, Sylvia Plath, James Schuyler, Maurice Blanchot

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Last updated: May 16, 2018