Kevin Novalina (Brown) has published two short story collections, Death Roll and Ink On Wood, and has had Fiction, Non-fiction and Poetry published in over 200 Literary Journals, Magazines and Anthologies.  He won numerous writing competitions, fellowships, and grants, and was nominated for multiple prizes and awards, including three Pushcart Prizes.  



Interview with Kevin - Real Fiction Podcast 

Song from the story  "The Sight of Sound"


Baucom-Fulkerson Memorial Award (1st Place)

“Angela’s Rising”

Lily Peter Fellowship for Fiction (1st Place)

“Odds Are”

Permafrost Literary Journal’s Midnight Sun Fiction Contest (1st Place)

“Up the Down Way”

Cadenza Short Fiction Competition (3rd Place)

“Like, Popular” 

2006 Aging Well Competition (1st Place)

“Standing Eight”

Winter 2007 50-50 Short Fiction Writing Contest (3rd Place)


Touchstone Fiction Contest (1st Place)


Walton Fellowship (1st Place)

“Invisible Bodies” “Birthday Licks”

Flash Me Quarterly Poll (1st Place)

“Hong Kong Karma”

Flash Me Feature Story


The Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Governor Award

“Magic Palm” / “Safe”

WCDH Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow 2021 Lifetime Writer-In-Residence

“Ch. 14 of Cracking the Stone