• Kenley Chosen a Finalist for 2016 Indiana Authors Award

      INDIANAPOLIS — Six writers with Indiana ties have been named winners or finalists of the 2016 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. New York Times best-selling author and Bloomington native, Karen Joy Fowler, is the winner of the $10,000 National Author Award. Danville native Philip Gulley has been named the Regional Author winner, earning him a $7,500 prize. […]

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    Band of Runners: Celebrating high school running

    What does a high school runner’s voice look like? INDIANAPOLIS — During writer Bill Kenley’s summer 2016 running camp tour around his young adult, coming-of-age novel “High School Runner (Freshman),” he will speak to more than 1,000 teen-age runners and ask them to share their responses to questions about growing up, life and running. Campers will write their answers on […]

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    US Sports Camps Schedules Nationally Recognized Author to Speak at the Nike Running Camps

    SAN RAFAEL, CA (PRWEB) MARCH 11, 2016 — US Sports Camps has scheduled Bill Kenley, author of “High School Runner (Freshman),” to speak at three of the Nike Running Camps this summer. The camps include: The Green Mountain Running Camp, Meriden, NH; The Carolina Distance Camp, UNC Chapel Hill; and The Smoky Mountain Running Camp, UNC Asheville. READ ON.

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    Kenley’s Top 6 Young Adult Novels

    In advance of his talk at the Noblesville Library on Sept. 9, Bill Kenley shared his Top 6 YA Books via Twitter. In case you missed it, here they are — with a bit more than 140 characters each. 1. Are You There God, It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume “I loved this book. It taught me about girls and helped […]

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    Sept. 2 Reading/Signing at Runners Forum, Carmel, Ind.

      As high school cross-country gets into full swing, Bill Kenley, Indiana author of 2015 release “High School Runner (Freshman),” visits Runners Forum in Carmel, Ind., for a reading, discussion and book signing. Snacks and refreshments will be served, while supplies last. WHAT: “High School Running and Identity” WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 7-8 p.m. (Come early to see the latest […]

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  • Aug. 7 Barnes & Noble Book Signing

    WHAT: Bill Kenley, Noblesville High School teacher and author of 2015 release “High School Runner (Freshman),” will be chatting up the crowd and signing books. (We heard he’ll also be sharing mustache-grooming tips.) WHEN: Friday, Aug. 7, 6-8 p.m. WHERE: Barnes & Noble, Stony Creek Marketplace, 17090 Mercantile Blvd., Noblesville, IN 46060. Call 317-773-7952. Click the link to learn more.

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    IN THE NEWS: Running Times Summer Reading

      Check out Jonathan Beverly’s super-short list of summer reading for runners in this Running Times piece, including “High School Runner (Freshman).” “The mixture of adolescent hormones, sweat, effort, passion and team chemistry create a volatile stimulant that raises every race to the emotional heights of an Olympic final,” Beverly writes. Read on.

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    IN THE NEWS: “High School Runner (Freshman)” Goes Far, Hamilton County Reporter

      June 5, 2015, Hamilton County Reporter Bill Kenley shows us just how far running can take a teenage boy in ” High School Runner (Freshman),” a coming-of-age novel from River’s Edge Media. “High School Runner (Freshman)” is the first in a four-book young adult series from Kenley, a veteran runner, coach and high school teacher, and first-time author. Read the full story in the Hamilton County […]

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    Kenley and Kennedy Talk High School Running and Identity at Athletic Annex

      Bill Kenley, author of just released “High School Runner (Freshman),” and Bob Kennedy, former two-time Olympic runner and four-time NCAA Champion while at Indiana University, are teaming up to talk running at Athletic Annex in Broad Ripple. WHAT: “High School Running and Identity” WHEN: Wednesday, June 24, 7-8:30 p.m. WHERE: Athletic Annex, 6528 Cornell Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220. (317)-253-1792 […]

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  • River’s Edge Media Launches “High School Runner (Freshman)” by Bill Kenley

      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Bill Kenley shows us just how far running can take a teenage boy in High School Runner (Freshman), a coming-of-age novel from River’s Edge Media. High School Runner (Freshman) is the first in a four-book young adult series from Kenley, a veteran runner, coach and high school teacher, and first-time author. THE STORY Meet Sherman […]

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