Owen King

Owen King is a graduate of Vassar College and the MFA program at the Columbia University School of the Arts. He is the author of We’re All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, as well as the co-editor of Who Can Save Us Now?: Brand New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories. His writing has appeared in Fairy Tale Review, One Story, Prairie Schooner, and Subtropics, among other publications. Owen has also taught creative writing at Columbia University and Fordham University and is a working screenwriter with a script in development by the producer of Winter’s Bone. He is married to the novelist Kelly Braffet.

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Behind the Scenes of Double Feature with Owen King

Owen King's debut novel provides a compelling fictional narrative set against the backdrop of indie filmmaking in "Double Feature".

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

JUN 7
7:00 PM
in person appearance
OBLONG BOOKS & MUSIC
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't be too embarrassing.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Some very unpleasant death - to drown, to suffocate, to be slowly eaten, you get the idea. Grim. Let's move on.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Nachos.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I try as hard as I can to understand why people do what they do. I don't believe I exactly deserve a medal for that or anything, though.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Iago.

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