Alan King is an author, poet, journalist and videographer, who lives with his wife and daughter in Bowie, MD.  He’s a communications specialist for a national nonprofit and a senior editor at Words Beats & Life‘s global hip hop journal.  King is the author of POINT BLANK and DRIFT. As a visiting author for Pen Faulkner’s Writers-in-Schools program, he’s inspiring the next generation of readers and writers. Through Pen Faulkner, his visits, as one teacher put it, help young people “see literature as it happens, rather than as it happened in history.”

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Connections Literary Series Reading: Poet Alan King

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Alan King

Alan King
November 2, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 119

Alan King is an author, poet, journalist and videographer, who lives with his wife and daughter in Bowie, MD.  He’s a communications specialist for a national nonprofit and a senior editor at Words Beats & Life‘s global hip hop journal.  King is the author of POINT BLANK and DRIFT. As a visiting author for Pen Faulkner’s Writers-in-Schools program, he’s inspiring the next generation of readers and writers. Through Pen Faulkner, his visits, as one teacher put it, help young people “see literature as it happens, rather than as it happened in history.”

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