Darlene Campbell (M.A.) is a writer and artist who makes her home in southern Appalachia.
Her work has appeared in various publications such as StorySouth, Mid-South Review, Riverwalk Journal, Pegasus, Other Voices International, Coal by Blair Mountain Press, Instructor Magazine and many others. Her work also appears in Coal County, by Counterpoint press in conjunction with Sierra Productions as an accompaniment to the release of Coal Country [narrated by Ashley Judd].
She is a recipient of the 2012 Mary Ballard Award from Casey Shay Press, Speculative Poetry Award from the Kentucky State Poetry Society and attends is a member of the Elizabeth Maddox Poetry Society.
Darlene enjoys a host of outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, spelunking, etc. and is a practitioner Chinese Martial Arts.