King Grossman is an award-winning novelist, poet, and writer of short prose. Letters To Alice, his current novel, received The Independent Press Award as the 2017 Distinguished Favorite in Visionary Fiction, and was a Finalist for Literary Fiction in the 2017 National Indie Excellence Awards. His work has recently appeared in The Round, Licking River Review, Crack the Spine, Caveat Lector, Forge, Tiger’s Eye, DMQ Review, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Qwerty, Burningword, and Ignatian. All royalties from King’s books are contributed to Occupy the Word Foundation, a nonprofit organization King founded to offer writers residencies and publishing opportunities to fresh, radical writers of fiction and poetry.
King is the host of Artivism—which explores the intersection of writers and artists with social justice activism—on Your Town television program broadcast throughout the Monterey Peninsula, California area. A longtime fugitive from the worlds of Wall Street and Capitol Hill, these days he also regularly participates in nonviolent public actions to address climate change, economic injustice, institutionalized racism, inhumane immigration policy, oppressive violence, and militarism. He lives in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California with his wife, Lisa, dog, Bogart, and sun conure parrot, Sunny.