Steve Kenny

Biography

Steve Kenny was born in Chicago in 1961. He has worked as a newspaperboy, a busboy, a janitor, a machine operator, a furniture mover, a dockman, a whiskey truck driver, an OTR driver, a medi-van driver, a UPS driver, a pile driver operator, a landscaper and groundskeeper, an ironworker, a roofer, a custom area rug maker, carpetbinder and highly-rated floor installer. Many of his Smashwords pieces can be seen at Steve Kenny's Wordpress, and are also available at Barnes and Noble, Apple, Kobo, Baker & Taylor, Sony, and Flipkart, as well as other fine bookstores.

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
What? I didn't know I had any fans.
What are you working on next?
Having been laid off from my job this past Friday, I am now working on getting some of my stuff published here at Smashwords. I have upwards of 100 pieces from which to choose. Currently, I am not writing anything.

I am also looking forward to going back to school for some job retraining.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Steve Kenny online


Books

What's A Slave Worth?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Essay » Business
Income inequality in America has never been greater. A timely piece that questions whether American slavery has merely been replaced with American wage slavery.
The Rape of the New Sabine/This New Colossus
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Price: Free! Words: 370. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A pair of protest poems, perfect for any occasion, but especially perfect any new Supreme Court rulings.
Christmas Eve On Bullshit Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
In this Episode [Episode Nth], Charles Dickens meets Nightmare On Bald Mountain meets Edward R. Murrow meets...well now, I'd tell you, but that would be spoiling things a bit.
Metamorphosis/ In God They Say They Trust While Everyone Gets Carded.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A few thoughts about 9/11, and the subsequent policies that have given rise to the Surveillance State.
Notes Nailed To A Door, Vol. 6/ MLK Imagined Today
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
Well, the auto-prompter is telling me that I need to have at least 50 words in my long form description. Thanks for listening.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
Monopoly II
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Series: Monopoly, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
a sweeping picture of what might someday become reality, Monopoly is an unforgettable journey of love, hope and madness in a world gone wrong. a must read.
Monopoly
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Series: Monopoly, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A future where the Corporation rules supreme and the laws and rules -as well as the compassion- of man are swept away in favor of ratings and profits, driven on by the powerful, wildly popular, sensationalistic, no-holds-barred sport known as The Game, where huge cranes vie for position, wielding two four-thousand pound Dice, hell-bent on destruction. Destroy or be destroyed. A must read.
Notes From My Life
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Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Ink Part 4
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Series: Ink, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Social-science fiction at its best. The battle for the world begins between two races of alien beings living on Earth. A warm-blooded, human-like species possessing true warm empathy and rechargeable tattoo ink which gives them special abilities, is forced to defend the planet from the other; a cold-blooded human-like species that has finally discovered how to replicate the ink of their enemy.
Ink Part 3
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Series: Ink, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Social-science fiction at its best. The battle for the world begins between two races of alien beings living on Earth. A warm-blooded, human-like species possessing true warm empathy and rechargeable tattoo ink which gives them special abilities, is forced to defend the planet from the other; a cold-blooded human-like species that has finally discovered how to replicate the ink of their enemy.
Ink Part 2
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Series: Ink, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Social-science fiction at its best. The battle for the world begins between two races of alien beings living on Earth. A warm-blooded, human-like species possessing true warm empathy and rechargeable tattoo ink which gives them special abilities, is forced to defend the planet from the other; a cold-blooded human-like species that has finally discovered how to replicate the ink of their enemy.
Ink
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Series: Ink, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Social-science fiction at its best. The battle for the world begins between two races of alien beings living on Earth. A warm-blooded, human-like species possessing true warm empathy and rechargeable tattoo ink which gives them special abilities, is forced to defend the planet from the other; a cold-blooded human-like species that has finally discovered how to replicate the ink of their enemy.
Weapons That We Can Use Right Now, Part 1.
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
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An irritable bowl syndrome missile defense satellite system the whole family can take pride in!
On Blogging
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Series: Economics 101, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The highs, lows, hopes, frustrations and failures of an amateur blogger.
Philosophy 101
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Series: Economics 101, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The second collection in a series, Philosophy 101 paints a picture of life as it is seen from inside the mind, and gives a perspective that will, hopefully, widen the reader's own perspective.
Economics 101
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Series: Economics 101, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
On The Verge Of Obsolescence, The Bread Winners, What's A Slave Worth?, The House That Greed Built, Words.
Lifespan of a Royalty Check
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
How much creative literary license should an essayist have when writing a story about a real suicide? One writer weighs in.

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