CARBON CULTURE REVIEW TO PUBLISH TWO OF KING’S POEMS, “ALL CLOCKS ARE BROKEN” AND “ONE OF THE UNBOUND”

CARBON CULTURE REVIEW TO PUBLISH TWO OF KING’S POEMS, “ALL CLOCKS ARE BROKEN” AND “ONE OF THE UNBOUND”

Wow! It is such a wonderful thing to have my poems “All Clocks Are Broken” and “One Of The Unbound” selected for publication by Carbon Culture Review— a literary and poetry journal dedicated to exploring the intersections of technology, literature, and art. I believe that poetry, literature, art are the vehicles to get human beings to feel, to care,… Continue Reading

King is interviewed by Mark Baer on Conversations and Collaborations

I had a wonderful time with my good friend and fellow author and artist, Mark Baer, on Mark’s production of Conversations and Collaborations. In this interview I talk about my upcoming novel Ishmael’s Scroll as well as the creative process for various writers, including myself. We also explore the intersections and differences between poetry and story telling, and then… Continue Reading

THE COURTSHIP OF WINDS TO PUBLISH KING’S POEM “FUGITIVES”

What a beautifully mesmerizing name for a literary journal, The Courtship of Winds. “Fugitives” is about the kind of love “men too gentle to live among wolves” (as the poet James Kavanaugh put it), share with women sensitive enough to love them precisely because of this. Every poet should pen some unrequited love poems, I’m sure of it. Enjoy this… Continue Reading

The Midwest Quarterly To Publish King’s Poem “On the Day of the Fourth Amigo”

I’m very happy that Pittsburg State University’s esteemed literary and poetry journal, The Midwest Quarterly, has selected my poem “On the Day of the Fourth Amigo” for publication. This is a poem about overcoming patriarchy and the cultural/religious thinking that supports this flawed institution. It celebrates embracing the wisdom that rises from our subconscious. Thanks tons to… Continue Reading

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