Darin Kennedy

Darin Kennedy

     Scientist / Author


Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After completing family medicine residency in the mountains of Virginia, he served eight years as a United States Army physician and wrote his first novel in the sands of northern Iraq.



His debut novel, The Mussorgsky Riddle, was born from a fusion of two of his lifelong loves: classical music and world mythology. The Stravinsky Intrigue continues those same themes, and his Fugue & Fable series culminates in The Tchaikovsky Finale, all from Curiosity Quills Press. The first novel in his The Pawn Stratagem contemporary fantasy series, Pawn's Gambit, is available from Falstaff Books. His short stories can be found in numerous anthologies and magazines, and the best, particularly those about a certain Necromancer for Hire, are collected for your reading pleasure under Darin's imprint, 64Square Publishing.



Doctor by day and novelist by night, he writes and practices medicine in Charlotte, NC. When not engaged in either of the above activities, he has been known to strum the guitar, enjoy a bite of sushi, and rumor has it he even sleeps on occasion. Find him online at darinkennedy.com

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Darin Kennedy

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 03:00PM Autograph Session (Ikenberry, D. Kennedy, Kratman, Sanderson)

Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)

Autograph
Dealer's Room (M: Plaza A/B/C Ballroom)
(60 min)
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff

Event
CC: Ballroom E
(60 min)
Fri 09:00PM TBI & PTSD from the Observers Point of View

Dr. Robert Hampson will moderate this roundtable discussion of doctors, trainers and family members discussing effects and stories of their loved ones, patients, co-workers, and team-mates who have suffered from TBI and/or PTSD. Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress affect more than just the military, athletes and accident victims who receive the injury; they also affect those people closest to the them.

Sat 10:00AM Author's Alley (Gibbons, D. Kennedy, Leacock, Monroe, Van Stry)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Autograph
Author's Alley (M: Plaza Ballroom Mezzanine)
(60 min)
Sat 11:00AM Author's Alley (Humphreys, D. Kennedy, Lewis, Rinehart, Schroeder)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Autograph
Author's Alley (M: Plaza Ballroom Mezzanine)
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM Author's Alley (Humphreys, D. Kennedy, Lewis, Mandragora, Witzke)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Autograph
Author's Alley (M: Plaza Ballroom Mezzanine)
(60 min)
Sat 01:00PM Terminal Ballistics for Writers and Others

Bart Kemper moderates this panel on Terminal Ballistics (also referred to as wound ballistics) Engineers on the panel will talk physics, bullet calib,ers, shapes, deformation, etc. while the medical folks will talk about the effects on the human body.

Sat 02:00PM Working With An Agent

Anna Grace Carpenter moderates this panel discussion on the ins and outs of finding and working with agent.

Sat 06:00PM Reading: Dr. Darin Kennedy & Dr. Hans Schantz
Come and hear these authors read passages from their works!
Reading
M: Lookout Mountain Room
(60 min)
Sat 08:00PM Paranormal Romance Panel and Fan Q&A - What's In and What's Out
Anna Grace Carpenter moderates this panel on what's current in the paranormal romance genre.
Sat 11:00PM Mad Scientist Roundtable

Roundtable discussion of various and timely science topics moderated by Les Johnson. This is a remarkable panel dating back to the earliest LibertyCons. Everyone gets a say but no one gets to say too much.

Sun 10:00AM Writers and Depression
Dr. Darin Kennedy moderates this discussion about depression and the writing profession.
Panel
CC: Ballroom E
(60 min)
Sun 11:00AM Ask A Scientist - Kids Edition
Dr. Robert E. Hampson moderates this Q&A for kids across a broad array of sciences.
 
 
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Pawn's Gambit

The Stravinsky Intrigue

The Mussorgsky Riddle

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