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


Kris is a two time recipient of a DC Commission on Arts and Humanities Fellowship and a forthcoming Writer in Residence at the Woodlawn Estate and Pope-Leighey House. She is also an alum of the 5th Woman Poetry Fellowship in Knoxville, TN and of the 202Creates Residency Program in Washington, DC, where she is also a mentor. 


A passionate advocate for the arts and community, Kris is the founder of MoonLit, an organization that creatively connects community through accessible literary workshops and programming. Recent work can be found or is forthcoming in Electric Lit, Past-Ten, Lines + Stars, Santa Fe Writers Project, mac(ro)mic, and SWWIM 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. To inquire about consultation projects, please visit the consulting or contact page. 


Photo Credit: Anna Carson Dewitt. 

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