Kevin’s books include the memoir A Common Pornography and the novel This Is Between Us. He edited the anthologies Portland Noir and The Insomniac Reader, and his own writing has appeared in Southwest Review, Joyland, Salon, McSweeney’s, Tin House, and Portland Review, among others. In addition to his writing and editing, Kevin runs the indie press Future Tense Books and works as events coordinator and head of the small press section at Powell’s City of Books in Portland. In summer of 2020, Kevin joined with Cheryl Chudyk to start the international collage art website Sharp Hands Gallery.
In the words of Kimberly King Parsons, “I Made An Accident is a book of wild little miracles: a space where text and image rub up against each other to make magic sparks. Sampsell’s work here is innovative, refreshing, and moving – full of tender wit and dark humor.”
And artist Danielle Krysa writes, “I’ve always thought of collage as visual poetry, and this book proves that’s true… I Made An Accident is a love letter to collage.”
Author photo courtesy of KB Dixon