manuscript: YOU/

finalist: 2018 Green Rose Poetry Prize (New Issues); 2019 Green Rose Poetry Prize (New Issues)

from (the unpublished full-length poetry manuscript) YOU/

  • The Adroit Journal (#18, Fall, 2016): “Inside Out” and “Water Damage”
  • The American Literary Review (2017): “The License Plate,” “Not An Anthem,” “Taken” and “Three Men”
  • Apple Valley Review (Spring, 2016): “Diffusion”
  • Apple Valley Review (Spring, 2015): “Volatiles” (nominated for 2015 Best of the Net)
  • Barrow Street (Winter 2017/2018): “From/The Pines”
  • Carve (Spring, 2017): “Own/Now”
  • Carve Magazine: https://www.carvezine.com/from-the-editor/2017/3/28/qa-with-poetry-contributor-kevin-mclellan March 28, 2017  (interview)
  • Colorado Review (Spring, 2016): “Intrinsic”
  • december (27.1, Spring, 2016): “Concerning the Storm” and “After”
  • Elohi Gadugi (Spring, 2015): “Frames”
  • Gival Press (2016 Oscar Wilde Award): “Anonymity”
  • Hamilton Stone Review (#32, Spring 2015): “About/Save/Face” and “In Sunglasses”
  • Interim (Vol. 33, Issue 3, 2017): “Staying” and “The Killing Jar”
  • Midway Journal (Vol 10, Issue #4 2016) “July”
  • The Ocean State Review (2017): “Dog-eared” and “Rites”
  • Pangyrus (forthcoming): “Counting Backwards,” “The Rise of Negation,” and “From the Inside Out”
  • Posit (#14, 2017): “Inverses/A Pastoral” and “Somewhere a Messenger”
  • Pouch (2017): “Sustain/Blue”
  • Prelude (2018): “After a Long Winter” and “In Fog” https://preludemag.com/contributors/kevin-mclellan/
  • The Puritan (#27, Fall 2014): “Doors” (finalist: Thomas Morton Prize judged by Margaret Atwood)
  • Ruminate (#36,  Fall, 2015): “You Grip a Key” (finalist: Janet B. McCabe poetry contest
  • Ruminate (#35, Summer, 2015): “Empathy” (nominated for the Orison Anthology)
  • Salamander (2017): “Dis/Arming” and “The North Sky”
  • Sugar House Review (2017): “Cold Enough for Snow,” “An Alberta Clipper,” “Snowflakes” and “Other Music”
  • Third Coast (Fall, 2015): “Thereafter” (winner: the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize) and “Compounds”
  • Thrush Poetry Journal (July 2014): “I’m Not Coming Home Anymore”
  • West Branch (forthcoming): “Dialectical,” “A Reflection,” and “Unions”
  • Western Humanities Review (Volume 69.2, Winter 2015): “Demarcate”