Ken Baumann

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Ken Baumann
Born Kenneth Robert Tuff Baumann
(1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 25)
Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Other names Kenny Baumann
Occupation Writer, publisher, book designer
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Aviva Farber (2012–present)
Website
www.kenbaumann.com

Ken Baumann is an American writer, publisher, and book designer. He was born in Urbana, Illinois in 1989, and grew up on a ranch outside of Abilene, Texas. For ten years, he worked in theater, film, and television, becoming most known for playing Ben Boykewich on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He is the author of the novels Solip and Say, Cut, Map, the nonfiction book EarthBound, as well as various essays, short stories, and poems. He owns and operates Sator Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publishing company, and co-published No Colony, a literary journal, with Blake Butler (author). He is a co-founder of the iOS app Sweetspot,[1] and an angel investor in the learning platform Memrise.[2] He currently attends St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Personal life[edit]

Baumann was born in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Vicki and Robert Baumann.[3] He grew up in Abilene, Texas, where his family owned and operated a miniature horse ranch and wildlife rescue. In 2012, he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease.[4] He married actress Aviva Farber on June 16, 2012 in Malibu, California.[5]

Book design[edit]

Baumann designed the covers for fuckscapes by Sean Kilpatrick,[6] each issue of No Colony'', and each Sator Press title.[7]

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