Western Kentucky University

Faculty and Staff - 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

Courses

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

Research

Creative writing, composition

Bio

David Bell's most recent novel is THE FORGOTTEN GIRL (NAL/Penguin, 2014). He is also the author of NEVER COME BACK (2013), 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 novella, "Rides A Stranger," was published by Mysterious Press in 2013, and his short fiction has appeared in Cemetery Dance, Western Humanities Review, Backwards City Review and other journals. In 2013, CEMETERY GIRL was awarded the prestigious Le Prix Polar International de Cognac for the best crime novel of the year. His work has been translated into multiple 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

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