Owen King

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Owen King is the author of the novel Double Feature, We’re All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, and the co-editor of Who Can Save Us Now? Brand-New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories.

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Books by this Author

Intro to Alien Invasion
Double Feature
Who Can Save Us Now?


'Intro to Alien Invasion' by Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier

Authors Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier and illustrator Nancy Ahn discuss their wickedly funny graphic novel, 'Intro to Alien Invasion' about an alien invasion on a college campus.

My Life in 8 Words

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. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Jolene" - Dolly Parton, "Don't Forget Me" - Harry Nilsson, "Glad and Sorry" - The Faces, "1952 Vincent Black Lightning" - Richard Thompson, "The Beast in Me" - Nick Lowe,

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. All the other people who have found themselves wishing to be at Cafe Schwarzenberg on Thursday afternoon in November.

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