Kevin Given attended The University of Maine System, Presque-Isle/Orono sites as a Speech/Communications major and graduated from the New England School of Communications. He has studied with the "Long Ridge Writers group" and "Writers Boot Camp". Kevin has been a radio announcer since he was fourteen years old when he started working at the local college radio station, from there he moved on to his hometown radio station of WHOU radio, Houlton, Maine. Kevin has been a DJ in Maine, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California. Kevin's most popular radio show was "Legends of Rock" which he produced and hosted during 2003 - 2007. This was a show that profiled classic rock stars. The show was broadcast on the "American Radio Network" and heard world wide on the web through Kevin has written a book about his personal struggles with weight loss and how he lost over sixty pounds with the help of a personal trainer called "Lose Weight, Feel Great". He became a personal trainer to help others do the same through The Private Trainers Association ( Kevin has turned his love for movies into the "Absent Friends" series of books, which looks at the film careers of movie icons that have passed on, such as Paul Newman and Charlton Hesston. Kevin is also an avid Science Fiction fan and has written his first trivia book on Sci-Fi called "The Great Science Fiction Trivia Quiz Book". All of Kevin's books are available on