Amanda Bell

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Dublin-based poet and writer, editor and indexer

On this website you will find details about my editing and indexing service as well as my publications, readings and awards.

Forthcoming publications:

The Lost Library Book, illustrated by Alice Durand-Wietzel, due from The Onslaught Press this Spring.
‘The remarkable true story of a forgotten library book that was returned to Marsh’s Library after 100 years. Written with elegance and grace, it’s a fascinating tale for book lovers young and old.’ – Sarah Webb, Award-winning writer, and Children’s Curator of the Mountains to the Sea Book Festival


First the Feathers, debut poetry collection, due from Doire Press this Autumn.


Academics, artists, authors, businesses, consultancies, publishing companies, students and writers’ groups. For details see ‘What I Can Do For You’ and ‘Testimonials’.


  • Irish Writers’ Centre. Professional member and on mentoring panel
  • Children’s Books Ireland. I review for Inis and am Poetry Section Editor for CBI’s 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