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Newport Ave

March 14, 2015 Ken Kuhlken 0

I stumbled upon an Amazon contest and thought, what the heck, I could use a few quick bucks and the name recognition Amazon can provide […]

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March 1, 2015 Ken Kuhlken 0

Some years back, I played in band. All of us except the crazy drummer lived together. Our saxophonist was Ron Martina, a picturesque fellow who […]

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My Reading List

January 2, 2015 Ken Kuhlken 1

Franz Kafka responded to a comment from a fellow named Oskar who apparently commended reading that makes us happy: “I think we ought to read […]

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On Editors, part 2

November 21, 2014 Ken Kuhlken 0

Some people appear to us with such perfect timing, and serve us in such dramatic ways, we can hardly be faulted for believing they might be […]

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On Editors

October 29, 2014 Ken Kuhlken 0

In the beginning, my novel The Good Know Nothing (Poisoned Pen Press, August 2014) was a challenge that weighed me down. At first I conceived […]

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What Matters

September 29, 2014 Ken Kuhlken 0

I think it was in Tucson, more years ago than a guy can be expected to remember, when I attended a meeting of a local […]

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In My Dreams

September 15, 2014 Ken Kuhlken 1

A popular writer, Philip Yancey, told me he rarely works on his books while at his home in a city. Instead, he goes alone to […]

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August 27, 2014 Ken Kuhlken 1

When I attended the program in writing at the University of Iowa, my first prof was John Irving. Early on he gave us this assessment […]