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Ken Wheaton
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Attended Long Island University-Southampton
Lived in Opelousas, Louisiana
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Some novelists fend off writing out of sheer laziness, while others who relish the identity of being a writer more than writing itself never get around to producing a finished manuscript. Then there are novelists who never intended to become writers, and yet who nevertheless end up stumbling upon writing, their true vocation, and go on to produce a substantial body of work. Ken Wheaton, author of three novels, his latest being <em>Sweet as Cane,...
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Hey folks, I'm running to raise money for TNT/Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Any little bit would be appreciated! http://pages.teamintraining.org/nyc/hampton13/kenwheaton#home
After a few weeks of hell, the weather in New York has been perfect for running. And I'll tell you why that is. It's because I decided to take a week and a half off. It's called the Kennyolus Effect. The weather responds directly to my plans and schedules and does the exact opposite of what I ...
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Two events in Louisiana, Oct. 2 in New Orleans and Oct. 4 in Baton Rouge. Come out and say hi! http://kenwheaton.wordpress.com/2014/09/17/im-coming-to-see-you-louisiana/
The great Ken Wheaton book tour is coming to a state near you! As long as you live in Louisiana. Because that's the extent of the book tour. Sorry, everyone else, but that's the reality of publishi...
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See that photo? That's me all dudded up to literally fight cancer. I put on a sterile suit, ran into a lab at MSKCC and just beat the crap out of some cancer using some genetically modified viruses to target receptor sites on those little punk-ass cancer cells. .... BUT I NEED YOUR HELP. http://pages.teamintraining.org/nyc/advent14/kwheato3f8
See that photo up there? That's me all dudded up to literally fight cancer. I put on a sterile suit, ran into a lab at MSKCC and just beat the crap out of some cancer using some genetically modified viruses to target receptor sites on those little punk-ass cancer cells.
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Look what's coming! Feb. 18.
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Running, running, running, to raise money to fight Leukemia & Lymphoma. Let's see if Google+ turns up any more donations than Twitter (1 donation) or Facebook (1). http://pages.teamintraining.org/nyc/hampton12/kwheato3f8
The video at the link has nothing to do with Leukemia or Lymphoma. But boy is it a tear-jerker. Young Matt has cerebral palsy but didn't want that to stop him from running the track at his school&...
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Managing Editor, Advertising Age magazine
Employment
  • Advertising agency
    Managing Editor
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Previously
Opelousas, Louisiana - Southampton, New York - Hampton Bays, New York - Lafayette, Louisiana - New York, New York - Brooklyn, New York
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Novelist. Editor. Carnivore.
Introduction
Born and raised in Opelousas, Louisiana. Now living in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. Novelist. Bacon and Egg Man to be released Feb. 18, 2013. Author of The First Annual Grand Prairie Rabbit Festival.
Bragging rights
Certified Kansas City Barbecue Society barbecue judge. And I have the name badge to prove it. Ran the New York City Marathon once, hobbled it another time.
Education
  • Long Island University-Southampton
    English, 1991 - 1995
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana
    Creative Writing, 1996 - 1998
  • Opelousas Catholic
    1978 - 1991
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