Poet on the Porch - Cindy King ("Zoonotic")
(NOTE: We decided to move this series to our front porch due to the hot weather. There's more shade there than on our back patio.)
ABOUT THE POET
Cindy King is the author of a poetry collection, Zoonotic (Tinderbox Editions), and two poetry chapbooks, Lesser Birds of Paradise (Southeastern Louisiana State University Press) and Easy Street (dancing girl press). She has been published in various literary journals and anthologies, including The Threepenny Review, The Sun, Prairie Schooner, Cincinnati Review, Gettysburg Review, Denver Quarterly, The North American Review, and elsewhere. Her poems have been featured on the NPR podcast, The Slowdown, and she was chosen to be a Festival Poet at the 2022 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. She has received fellowships and scholarships from Tin House, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Fine Arts Work Center, and other organizations.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she currently lives in Utah, where she is an associate professor of creative writing at Utah Tech University and editor of The Southern Quill and Route 7 Review. She is an editorial associate at Seneca Review and enjoys serving on the artistic board for the Blank Theatre in Hollywood, California, where she screens scripts for their Living Room Series.