Ken Wheatcroft-Pardue

Poet, Fiction Writer

1805 Robinwood Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76111-6110
Phone: 
(817) 705-0199

Author's Bio

Ken Wheatcroft-Pardue has published over 100 poems in such magazines as The Texas Observer, Borderlands, California Quarterly, Red River Review, Front Porch, Concho River Review, and two anthologies of Texas poetry. His poetry book, What I Did Not Tell You, will be published by Hungry Buzzard Press this Christmas.

His short stories have appeared in Armadillo, Lynx Eye, Hardboiled, Panther City Review, Scrivener's Pen, The Texas Observer (on-line only), SouthLit, Verdad, Amarillo Bay, New Texas, and The Write Room. In 2013, He was one of four finalists for the Texas Observer Short Story Contest. He has stories forthcoming in Me First and Concho River Review.

His essays have carried in The Texas Observer, The San Antonio Express-News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Still Crazy, Nevertheless, Dallas Peace Times, NOTES Plus, English Journal, and The Fort Worth Weekly. 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Amarillo Bay
,
Hardboiled
,
Lynx Eye
,
SouthLit
,
Texas Observer
,
The Write Room
,

Poetry

Anthologies:
Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair: Best of the Texas Poetry Calendar (Dos Gatos Press, 2008)
,
Houston Poetry Fest Anthology (Houston Poetry Festival, 1994)
,
Sleepy Tree I (Sleepy Tree Press, 1980)
Journals:
Barbaric Yawp
, ,
California Quarterly
,
Taproot Literary Review
,
Texas Observer
,
Urban Spaghetti
Prizes won: 

Finalist Texas Observer 2013 Short Story Contest

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Galveston
Raised in: 
Houston, TX
Texas
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Last update: Oct 13, 2020