Gail Bellamy

January 18th, 2010

What’s New 2013:

January 2013: Presenting on Food Writing and Poetry at the Aloha Writers’ Conference, Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Maui on January 18-21. Visit for details.

November 2012: My second nostalgia book, Cleveland Christmas Memories, was published by Gray & Co. Look for Cleveland Christmas Memories on Facebook.

October 2012: My poem, “Ode to My Favorite Coat,” was featured in the inaugural issue of Great Lakes Review which publishes fiction, nonfiction, drama and poetry from Toronto, Chicago, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Buffalo and the rest of the Great Lakes region.

January 2011: The Vegetable Storybook wins a 2010 Gourmand World Cookbook Award “Best in the U.S.– Cookbook Illustrations”

November 2010: Elected to the board of the International Foodservice Editorial Council

October 2010: Interviewed on the FoodChannel Pro

July 2010: Poetry video “Tarantulas” shown at Music and Movies Under the Stars in Cleveland Heights, OH

May 2010: Appearance with co-author Vicki Draeger at Borders Maui to promote The Vegetable Storybook

• April 2010: Poetography project launched (visit

• March 2010: Appointed to second term as City of Cleveland Hts. Poet Laureate

• January 2010: Creative Workforce Fellowship recipient