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
6422 Montgomery St.
Suite 6
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't be too embarrassing.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. It's a tie: 1) Not diligent with questionnaires; 2) I get hurt feelings too often.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. This is like asking a parent to choose their favorite child. I just can't. My personal history is strewn with massive errors in judgment. They're all precious to me.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. At this moment, I feel a little hungry. So: the Cafe Schwarzenberg. I'll have the kaiserschmarrn.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Esther Summerson.

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