Kendall Bell

Kendall Bell, Author


About Kendall:

Kendall Bell is an award-winning journalist and veteran author.Kendall has won more than 30 awards from Landmark Community
Newspapers, the South Carolina Press Association, The Associated
Press, and others during his 20-plus year journalism career. He is
also the former Deputy and Public Information Officer for the Sumter
County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina.

Bell’s writing credits include two published anthologies: From the
Heart: Stories of Love and Friendship (Coastal Villages Press, 2003)
and From the Heart 2: More Stories of Love and Friendship (Coastal
Villages Press, 2004). He has been published in many magazines
including Writer’s Digest, Lowcountry Monthly Magazine, Sandlapper
Magazine, Sumter Living and others. Bell also co-authored a biography
titled Larry Phillips: NASCAR’s Only Five-Time Winston Racing Series
Champion: Master of the Short Track (January 2011, Bella Rosa Books).

Bell, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, is growing in
demand nationally as a speaker who is known for his unique wit and
humor.  He has been on the panel and faculty at many writing retreats
and conferences including the Southeastern Writers Association, the
Coastal Carolinas Writer’s Retreat, the Sandberg Celebration of Books
in North Carolina and others. He was the keynote speaker for the
Panhandle Professional Writers Association’s Annual meeting in 2005in
Amarillo, Texas.