Eileen P. Kennedy


Author's Bio

Eileen P. Kennedy is a binational author of two collections of poetry: Banshees (Flutter Press, 2015), which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and won Second Prize in Poetry from the Wordwrite Book Awards, and Touch My Head Softly (Finishing Line Press, 2021) which Literary Titan has described as “a collection of emotionally-charged poetry that explores life with observant poems that will appeal to anyone who loves inspired poetry.” and was a finalist in the International Book Awards in General Poetry.  She lives in Amherst, MA with the ghost of Emily Dickinson. More at EileenPKennedy.com.

Publications & Prizes

Touch My Head Softly (Finishing Line Press, 2021)
Banshees (Flutter Press, 2015)
Prizes won: 

Banshees (Flutter Press, 2015) nominated for a PushCart

and Second Prize in the Worldwrite  Book Awards in Poetry

Touch My Head Softly a finalist for the International Book Awards in General Poetry

National Poetry Day Contest 2022

Mass State Poetry Society

Contest #2 Amy L. Dengler Award

3rd Place- "Fairy Tale of Eternal Economic Growth"

Contest #18 – Celebration of Life Award

3rd Place -"On Listening to Stravinsky’s Pulcinella"

More Information

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Queens, NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 24, 2022