Mar 072011

For the past 15 years, Ken Wheatcroft-Pardue and his wife have called Fort Worth, Texas home.  Ken is an English-as-a-Second-Language teacher at Amon Carter-Riverside High School, sort of the quintessential inner-city high school.

When not teaching, Ken’s usually writing.  Most recently his poems have appeared in Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair: Best of the Texas Poetry Calendar, The Texas Observer, and

In addition, Ken’s essays have appeared in The Texas Observer, The San Antonio Express-News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Peace Times, and The Fort Worth Weekly.

Ken’s stories have also been published in Lynx Eye, Hardboiled, and the on-line literary journals Scrivener’s Pen and  Presently, his story “Finding Bliss, Finally” can be found at