Amanda Bell (born March 21, 1968, Dublin, Ireland), Irish poet, author, editor, and mentor. She holds an MA in poetry studies and is a professional member of the Irish Writers Centre. Her haiku and haibun have been published in Irish, British, American, and international journals and anthologies. Her books include Undercurrents (2016), a collection of haibun and haiku that was awarded 2nd Place in the Haiku Society of America’s Kanterman Merit Book Awards and shortlisted for a Touchstone Distinguished Books Award from The Haiku Foundation; First the Feathers (2017), a book of poetry and haibun shortlisted for the Shine Strong Award for best first poetry collection; The Lost Library Book (2017), creative nonfiction for children; and a translation from the Irish of The Loneliness of the Sasquatch, a poem sequence by Gabriel Rosenstock (2018). Bell is an assistant editor of The Haibun Journal and a member of the Pepperpots Haibun Group and the Hibernian Writers. She resides in Dublin.
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