Bill McCloud


Pryor, OK
Oklahoma US

Author's Bio

Bill McCloud is a poetry reviewer for the Right Hand Poing on-line literary journal. He is the poetry reviewer for Vietnam Veterans of America. His poetry book, The Smell of the Light: Vietnam, 1968-1969 (Balkan Press), reached #1 on The Oklahoman's "Oklahoma Bestsellers" list. His poetry is studied at the University School of Milwaukee in Wisconsin, the Air Force Academy in Colorado, and the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. 

Publications & Prizes

The Smell of the Light: Vietnam, 1968-1969 (Balkan Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

$500 Poetry of Modern Conflict Award (Sangria Summit Society)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Richard Brautigan James Jones
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Last update: Sep 29, 2023