Ken Ward was born in Nago, Japan and has lived in the Midwest, in the South and now on the West coast. He is currently a senior journalism major at the University of Oregon. He also attended the University of Arkansas for his first two years of college as a creative writing major. Ken loves movies and music, much like any other American youth. His favorite movies include Pulp Fiction, Mulholland Drive, and Adaptation. He is a bit of a music nerd, and enjoys all kinds of music; his favorite is post-metal. Weight-lifting, traveling, writing, guitar and skimboarding are some of his other favorite pursuits. Ken plans to live abroad after he graduates for a few years and move to Los Angeles when he is done. He aspires to be a screenwriter some day and hopes to make movies of all genres.