Ken Kuhlken

Biography

Ken's stories have appeared in Esquire and dozens of other magazines and anthologies, been honorably mentioned in Best American Short Stories, and earned a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. He has been a frequent contributor and a columnist for the San Diego Reader.

His novels are Midheaven, a finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first novel, The Loud Adios (Private Eye Writers of America Best First Mystery Novel, 1989), The Venus Deal, The Angel Gang, The Do-Re-Mi (a January Magazine best book of 2006 and a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best PI Novel), and The Vagabond Virgins, and The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles.

Where to find Ken Kuhlken online


Where to buy in print


Books

Write Smart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(4.00)
Ken Kuhlken shares insights gained over thirty-some years as a novelist and professor. By following the Write Smart process, writers will efficiently conceive, create, revise, and sell their stories.
Reading Brother Lawrence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
Midheaven
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00)
In the early 1970's, high school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
Road Kill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Road Kill introduces Ken Kuhlken and Alan Russell, an odd pair of mystery writers on a mission. In this 44 page chapbook, we find they have embarked on an epic journey to convince America's readers. to buy their books. But the dark forces of commerce are allied against them.
Writing and the Spriit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Author Ken Kuhlken has long puzzled over the mystery we call inspiration. Here he offers insights about attitudes, habits and practices through which artists find themselves inspired. Writing and the Spirit is a guide to living as an artist.

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