- Born: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
- Website: http://www.kennethoppel.ca/
- Genres: Children's Books, Young Adult, Thriller
- Published 31 books.
- Every Hidden Thing (2016)
- The Nest (2015)
- The Boundless (2014)
- Such Wicked Intent (2012)
- The Dark Endeavour (2011)
- Half Brother (2010)
Author Kenneth Oppel shared his experiences as a writer and encouraged students to persevere when faced with setbacks.