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Ken enjoys discussing his book NORVEL and his other writings at bookstores, classrooms, bookclubs, historical societies, etc.  Please contact at him at Ken@kennethfconklin.com to reserve his participation in your event.


Upcoming Events:


February 15, 2022 - Clifton Forge Library - Ken will discuss Norvel Lee's legacy during Black History Month.



October 21, 2021 - Members of the Brown Bag Book Club of Clifton Forge discussion of NORVEL.  This was a very stimulating event, with an excellent discussion about the book.  Thank you to all who participated.


July 15, 2021 - The UK's Chat and Spin Radio interview with Ian Johnson.

July 10, 2021 - The Book Dragon Shop, Staunton Virginia, 1pm to 2:30pm Ken discussed and signed NORVEL: An American Hero.

Tuesday, July 6, noon to 1pm (EDT): Ken discussed NORVEL: An American Hero on a Live Facebook event hosted by Zoom Into Books. 

Juneteenth, 2021 - Winchester Book Gallery - Winchester Virginia - Book signing for NORVEL: An American Hero, and sign books.

May 27, 2021 - Private Event - Attending Portland Oregon based book club to discuss NORVEL: An American Hero.

Tuesday, May 12: Daleville, Virginia. A virtual book club event. The book club discussed NORVEL by commenting and asked questions of the author.

Friday, February 21, 2020 11am: Goodwill Industries of the Valley at the Goodwill's Melrose Jobs Campus. Ken was a member of a panel for Goodwill's Celebration of Diversity event for 2020. It was focussed on local African American heros including Norvel Lee.

February 8, 2020, 2PM - Ken lectured on the life of Norvel Lee, the subject of his just released book, at the Fincastle Library, Fincastle, Virginia. This event was sponsored by the Botetourt County Historical Society, one of several events commemorating the founding of the county 250 years ago and Black History