Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC, 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 works include the Fugue & Fable trilogy: The Mussorgsky Riddle, The Stravinsky Intrigue, and The Tchaikovsky Finale; his contemporary fantasy trilogy, The Pawn Stratagem: Pawn’s Gambit, Queen’s Peril, and King’s Crisis; his ongoing contemporary fantasy series, Songs of the Ascendant, including Shadows of the Night, All Fired Up, and You Better Run; and his YA novel, Carol. His short stories can be found in numerous anthologies and magazines.
Doctor-by-day and novelist-by-night, he writes and practices medicine in Charlotte, NC. Find him online at darinkennedy.com.