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Robert S. King

Author's Bio

I have worked since the early 1970s as both poet and publisher. I recently stepped down as Director of FutureCycle Press in order to devote more time to my own writing. I teach workshops and give readings mostly in the Southeast but will travel further if needed. My workshops usually focus on publishing in the electronic age. I am a member of The Georgia Poetry Society and The North Carolina Writers' Network.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
One Man's Profit (Sweatshoppe Publications, 2013), The Gravedigger's Roots (Futurecycle Press, 2012), The Hunted River (Futurecycle Press, 2012), The Gravedigger's Roots (Shared Roads Press, 2009), The Hunted River (Shared Roads Press, 2009), Dream of the Electric Eel (Wolfsong Press, 1982)
Chapbooks:
Traveller's Tale (Whistle Press, 2003)
Anthologies:
American Society: What Poets See (Futurecycle Press, 2012), FutureCycle (Futurecycle Press, 2011), The Reach of Song (Georgia Poetry Society, 2011), Immortelles: Poems of Life and Death by New Southern Writers (Xavier Review Press, 1995)
Journals:
Bent Pin Quarterly, Birmingham Arts Journal, Blood Lotus, Blue Lake Review, Bolts Of Silk, California Quarterly, Cedar Rock, Chariton Review, Eclectic Literary Forum, Eunoia, Forge Journal, Foundling Review, Free Verse, Freshwater, Front Porch Review, Furnace Review, Hollins Critic, Indelible Ink, Indigo Rising, Iodine Poetry Journal, Kenyon Review, Loch Raven Review, Lullwater Review, Main Street Rag, Midwest Quarterly, Nedge, Negative Capability, Neon, Nomad's Choir, Northwind, Pale House, Pemmican Press, Penwood Review, Pirene's Fountain, Red Wheelbarrow, Remark, River Poets Journal, rufous city review, Rusty Truck, Small Pond Magazine, Southern Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Stickman Review, Still Crazy, Stone Highway Review, Stone's Throw, Sugar Mule, The Catalonian Review, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The Foliate Oak Online Literary Magazine, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Lascaux Review, Thoughtsmith, Tipton Poetry Journal, Underground Voices, Whistling Shade, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Windless Orchard, Word Slaw, Writers' Forum, Xenith
Prizes:
My work has been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. I also tied for first place among member poems for the Georgia Poetry Society's Reach of Song anthology, 2011.

Robert S. King Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
W. S. Merwin Mary Oliver

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Listing last updated: October 28, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Buford, GA
Raised in:
Gainesville, GA

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