“Attempt with a Gap in It”

After being called down every fissure...”
In Evergreen Review

Smaller Songs

What news can a ballad tell? A letterpress-printed chapbook from St Brigid Press 


“Lean me to you...”
In 32 Poems (with an essay by Keelan Nee about the poem)

“Like the best fiddle and banjo duets, Bell’s poems are both simple and complex, breezy and profound, powerful and authentic. . . . Here is a living artist who, through passion, talent, and caring about craft, is able to take us inside the music.”

        — Rus Bradburd, the Old-Time Herald, on Ornament

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