About Ken

Some of Ken’s favorites are early mornings, the desert in Spring, kind women, sports played by those who don’t take themselves too seriously, people who tell the truth, most kids, and films he and his twelve-year-old Zoe can enjoy together.

He reads classic novels, philosophy, and all sorts of mysteries. On his blog, he may review some of these works. He may also rant or speculate about  living as a writer, writing, art in general, or the reasons for his fascination with history.

He has long been a writer, of novels, stories, articles, poems, and essays. Lots of honors have come his way, including a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, Poets, Essayists and Novelist’s Ernest Hemingway Award, Private Eye Writers of America Best First Novel and Shamus Best Novel, and several San Diego and Los Angeles Book Awards.

Though he advocates beer in a video, he actually prefers Scotch.