Kenneth Robbins is the author of four published novels, twenty-nine published plays, and numerous essays, stories, and memoirs on-line and in peer-reviewed journals. With his wife, Dorothy Dodge Robbins, he has co-edited four literary collections, including Christmas Stories from Louisiana. His fiction has received the Toni Morrison Prize and the Associated Writing Programs Novel Award. His plays have been recognized by receiving the Charles Getchell Award, the Festival of Southern Theatre Award, and the Gabrielle Society Humanitarian Award. His radio plays have been aired over National Public Radio and the BBC Radio 3. He holds a PhD from Southern Illinois University and a MFA from the University of Georgia. He lives in Ruston where he teaches within the Honors Program at Louisiana Tech University as Professor Emeritus Theatre within the College of Liberal Arts.