Kristen Zory King is a writer and artist facilitator based in Washington, DC. 


Kris is a two time recipient of an Arts and Humanities Fellowship through the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities. She is also an alumni of the 5th Woman Poetry Fellowship in Knoxville, TN and of the 202Creates Residency Program in Washington, DC. 


A passionate advocate for the arts and community, Kris is the founder of MoonLit, an organization that aims to "creatively connect community through low-cost literary programming in DC, Baltimore, and Virginia." Recent work can be found in Electric Lit, Past-Ten, District Lit, SWWIM, and Lipstick Party Magazine among others. 

Kris is grateful to have spent her previous professional years working, consulting, and volunteering with literary institutions such as Busboys and Poets, Writers & Books, the Beloit Poetry Journal, The Writer's Center, BrinkLit, VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts, and LitNet: A Literary Network.


Photo Credit: Anna Carson Dewitt. 

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