Bellakentuky is an author of short stories and novellas. The author is a native of the United States but currently resides in Argentina. His stories are often sprinkled with dark humor and have a moral to the story. His award winning work includes a coming of age story about five boys growing up in Brooklyn, a turn of the century story about a young girl that learns to kill, and a science fiction romance set on a ship traveling through deep space. He was a top 10 finalist in the America's Next Author 2012 competition. In the 2012 Preditors & Editors readers poll, his short romance story, A Matter of the Mind, won 4th place out of hundreds of entries, and his short story, The Power of Fine Furniture, took 9th place in the horror category. He was also rated #13 out of 200 entries as an emerging author to watch. He is a staff writer at NovelNook.com and Lightstalking.com.