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King’s Poem “The Fable After the Birthday of the Infanta” to be published by Pennsylvania English

King’s Poem “The Fable After the Birthday of the Infanta” to be published by Pennsylvania English

This poem about embracing your inner muse, making her an integrated part of oneself, is particularly gratifying to have on its way to potential readers. It was inspired after I read Oscar Wilde’s fairy tale “The Birthday of the Infanta”. Thanks in memoriam Oscar, and in realtime to the publishers of Pennsylvania English. Stay tuned… Continue Reading

ARTIVISM: A FEW CLEVER AND INVOLVED PEOPLE GET A BIG MESSAGE OUT ON ENDING THE USE OF FOSSIL FUELS

King and some artist / activists used driftwood on Carmel Beach to spell out “NO OIL DRILLING . . . SOS” during the Saturday round of the AT&T Pro-Am PGA golf tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links. This beach is located directly beside the 10th fairway at Pebble Beach. The Goodyear blimp was overhead to get those… Continue Reading

JUDGE, 25TH ANNUAL WRITER’S DIGEST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS

JUDGE, 25TH ANNUAL WRITER’S DIGEST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS

King’s award winning novel, Letters To Alice, receives a wonderful review from its judge for yet another literary contest sponsored by Writer’s Digest! Check out the review: In LETTERS TO ALICE, King Grossman gives us a profoundly interesting character in Frazier Pickett III, who calls himself “the slumbering man.” He’s a writer who can’t write anymore, and… Continue Reading

Three of King’s Poems to be Published by The Paragon Journal

These poems “FOR THOSE WHO TRAVEL WITHOUT MAPS”, “SO GINGERLY WE TAKE THE STATUES DOWN”, and “AMID TALK OF PLACING SOLAR PANELS ON THE U.S.’ VERY OWN BERLIN WALL”, represent a mix of lyrical meditations and a fist raised against political corruption and societal injustice, beauty placed alongside resistance, in my experience, a necessary combination. Thanks so… Continue Reading

King’s Short Story Pearls In The Mist to be Published in Patricia Hamilton’s Book Life In Pacific Grove California

As part of Patricia Hamilton’s Stories of America series, King is pleased to offer for her book, Life In Pacific Grove California, his short story to a collection of stories about the community in which he lives. King’s piece, Pearls In The Mist, is a fantastical ode to a place close to his heart, and to his feet,… Continue Reading