Timothy Kenny

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Timothy Kenny is a former newspaper foreign editor, non-profit foundation executive and college journalism professor. He has reported widely from Central and Eastern Europe, including Croatia and Bosnia during the early stages of the Balkan conflicts in the 1990s.

He has taught journalism as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Bucharest (1991 and 2009) and in Baku, Azerbaijan (2013). Kenny also lived in Kosovo for a year and has worked in Georgia, throughout Central Asia and Afghanistan.

His reporting and op-ed pieces have appeared in USA Today, the Toronto Star, the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal/Europe, the Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The Hartford Courant, the Providence Journal, EurasiaNet.org, The American Editor, Quill, Global Journalist, United Press International and the British Journalism Review, among other publications. He has co-authored scholarly magazines articles as well as a book chapter about Central Asian journalism that appears in “After the Czars and Commissars: The Press in Central Asia after Independence.”

His first book, a collection of nonfiction stories entitled,"Far Country, Stories from Abroad and Other Places," was published in May 2015 by Bottom Dog Press/Bird Dog Publishing, Huron, Ohio.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Far Country, Stories From Abroad And Other Places (Bottom Dog Press, 2015)
Journals:
Amsterdam Quarterly
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Banshee
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Green Briar Review
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Kenyon Review Online
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Literary Orphans
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Pea River Journal
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The Galway Review
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The Milo Review
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The Timberline Review
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit
Raised in: 
Royal Oak, MI
Michigan
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Last update: May 07, 2019