WELLS, Ken. American, b. 1948. Genres: Essays. Career: Journalist. Houma Courier, reporter, 1967-76; Miami Herald, reporter, 1978-82; Wall Street Journal, New York, NY, reporter, San Francisco bureau, 1982-90, London bureau, 1990-93, writer and senior editor for "Page One," 1993-. Publications: Meely LaBauve, 2000; Junior's Leg, 2001; (ed.) Floating off the Page: The Best Stories from the Wall Street Journal's "Middle Column," 2002; Logan's Storm, 2002; Herd on the Street: Animal Stories from the Wall Street Journal, 2003. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Wall Street Journal, 200 Liberty St., New York, NY 10281, U.S.A.