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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ken Wayne Qualls  

Pen Name: Ken Qualls

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1951 in Murphysboreo, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.kenquallsjustthinkingoutloud.com
-- Ken Wayne Qualls on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ken+wayne+qualls


Illinois Connection

I was born in Murphysboro, Illinois and my family moved to Centralia, Illinois when I was two years-old. I grew up in Centralia. I gratuated from Centralia High School in 1970. I attended Union Univerisity in Jackson Tennessee and moved back to Illinois. I now reside in Centralia, Illinois. One of my mentors who encouraged me to write was Illinois editor, writer and storyteller Robert J. Hastings.

Biographical and Professional Information

I am an ordained Southern Baptist minister. I have pastored churches in Illinois for thirty-four years. I have also written devotional article for newspapers during this time.


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