Western Kentucky University

Department of English - David Bell

Dr. David Bell

Dr. David Bell

Associate Professor

Office:  Cherry Hall 20C
Phone:  270-745-4406
Email:  david.j.bell@wku.edu
Website:  http://www.davidbellnovels.com


ENG 100, ENG 200, ENG 300, ENG 203, ENG 303, ENG 475, ENG 413


Creative writing, composition


David Bell's most recent novel is NEVER COME BACK (NAL/Penguin, 2013). He is also the author of THE HIDING PLACE (2012), CEMETERY GIRL (2011), THE GIRL IN THE WOODS (2009), and THE CONDEMNED (2008.) With Molly McCaffrey, he co-edited the short fiction anthology COMMUTABILITY: STORIES ABOUT THE JOURNEY FROM HERE TO THERE, which was published by Main Street Rag Publishing in 2010. His short fiction has appeared in Cemetery Dance, Western Humanities Review, Backwards City Review and other journals. His work has been nominated for the Kentucky Literary Award and translated into several foreign languages including French, Italian, and Mandarin.

David received a B.A. in English from Indiana University, an M.A. in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Ph.D in American literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati. He can be reached through his website: http://www.davidbellnovels.com, through Twitter: http://twitter.com/DavidBellNovels, and through Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DavidBellNovels

 Last Modified 7/22/13