by Ken Burger
2009 IPPY Silver Medal
Ken Burger has been writing a nationally acclaimed sports column for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., for 20 years. His journalism career has also included stints covering business and politics, including two years as the paper's Washington, D.C., correspondent. Burger has collected some of his pithiest sports columns in a book titled, Life Through The Earholes Of Our Youth.
Born and raised in the small town of Allendale, S.C., Burger graduated dead last in his class at the University of Georgia, has been married five times, is a gratefully recovering alcoholic, a cancer survivor, and a happy man.
Swallow Savannah is his first novel.