Kenneth Hicks was born in Chicago, Illinois (1948) but grew up in Abingdon Township in Pennsylvania and attended Haverford College (B.A.1970) and Columbia University Law School (LL.B. 1976). Ken married his co-author Anne Rothman, a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (B.A.1971), and they have lived in New York City for many years and raised three children. Kenneth Hicks is the author of THE COMPLETE HITCHHIKER (1973). He is co-author with Anne Rothman of THEFT OF THE SHROUD (1984), STARFINDER (1984), as well as a series of books about children's names DAVID'S BOOK, MICHELE'S BOOK, JOHN'S BOOK, MICHAEL'S BOOK, ELIZABETH'S BOOK, and JENNIFER'S BOOK (all 1984). They published a book for middle readers called MR. HAPPY MAN in 2012.
Many of Ken and Anne's recent books are set in New York City and are so thoroughly integrated into the actual streets and parks that readers have commented on the fact that the City is almost a character in the books. In July of 2013, they published a mainstream novel called KATE AND THE KID through Wings ePress. In November of 2013, their mystery/suspense novel, also set in New York City, called MIND ME, MILADY was published by Barbarian Books. In July of 2014, Ken and Anne published a novel for 'Tween readers, entitled THINGS ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM. Next up is a mainstream/suspense novel called PRAISE HER, PRAISE DIANA, published by Melange Books, and due to be released on October 16, 2014.