Amanda Bell

 

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Dublin-based poet, writer and editor  

 Shortlisted for Shine Strong Award, Irish Poem of the Year 2017, Touchstone Distinguished Books Award, and placed second in the Haiku Society of America’s Merit Book Award

For the latest news click here, or browse the site for details of  publications, readings and awards, as well as my workshops, editing, indexing, and mentoring services.

Forthcoming November 2018 – The Loneliness of the Sasquatch.                                                                          “An exceptional book.” Doireann Ní Ghríofa

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First the Feathers, Doire Press, 2017: ‘This is a powerful collection by a poet whose clear, logical thinking maintains clean control over unusual, thought-provoking subjects. Read it, learn much.’ – Dawn Gorman, The Interpreter’s House.

Here’s my interview with Sophie Grenham in The Gloss.

For queries, please use the contact page

Clients:

See ‘What I Can Do For You’ and ‘Testimonials’.

Memberships:

  • Hibernian Writers’ Group
  • Irish Writers’ Centre. Professional member and on mentoring panel
  • Pepperpot Haibun Group
  • Children’s Books Ireland. I review for Inis and CBI’s Reading Guide, and was Poetry Section Editor the 2016 Reading Guide
  • Irish Writers’ Union
  • Association of Freelance Editors Proofreaders and Indexers (AFEPI). Full member since 1997.

See also my profile pages on AFEPI and Linked In

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