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Kristen Zory King


Kristen Zory King is a writer, teaching artist, and yoga instructor based in Washington, DC. 


Kris is a four time recipient of a DC Commission on Arts and Humanities Fellowship, a 2022 Nancy Ludmerer Flash Fiction Fellow, a 2021 Humanities Fellow with Many Languages One Voice, and an alum of the 5th Woman Fellowship in Knoxville, TN and the 202Creates Residency Program in Washington, DC, where she has also served as a mentor. In January 2021, Kris was excited to join the CRAFT Literary team as a nonfiction reader. 


Recent work can be found in Electric Lit, The Citron Review, Emerge Literary Journal, mac(ro)mic, and SWWIM among others. In 2022, her story, "Her Kingdom Come" was selected to appear in the"Best Microfiction 2022" anthology by judge Tania Hershman. She is currently at work on a collection of flash fiction stories. 

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. She is grateful to have spent her professional years working, consulting, teaching for, and volunteering with literary and cultural institutions around the country. Kris is also a certified yoga instructor and enjoys leading workshops that combine breathwork with creativity and joyful movement. For more information on upcoming creativity, wellness, or yoga sessions, click here

To learn more about Kris's professional history, please click here. To inquire about consultation projects, collaborations, coaching, teaching, or fees, please visit the consulting page or use the contact form below.


Photo by Anna Carson Dewitt. 

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