Ken Wells

Ken Wells grew up in Bayou Black, Louisiana, fishing, wrangling snakes, and eating his momma’s gumbo. His first writing gig was covering car wrecks and gator sightings for his hometown weekly before going on to a journalism career that included 24 years on The Wall Street Journal. In his spare time, he has penned five well-received novels of the Cajun bayous. Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou, is his third book of narrative nonfiction.

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