Owen King

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Owen King is the author of the novel Double Feature, We’re All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, and the co-editor of Who Can Save Us Now? Brand-New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories.

Photograph © Danielle Lurie

Books by this Author

Intro to Alien Invasion
Double Feature
Who Can Save Us Now?


'Intro to Alien Invasion' by Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier

Authors Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier and illustrator Nancy Ahn discuss their wickedly funny graphic novel, 'Intro to Alien Invasion' about an alien invasion on a college campus.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't be too embarrassing.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. All the other people who have found themselves wishing to be at Cafe Schwarzenberg on Thursday afternoon in November.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have a massive head. I mean that literally. Not that I don't have a healthy ego, but my actual skull is extremely large. Hats can be a challenge.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Iago.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. At this moment, I feel a little hungry. So: the Cafe Schwarzenberg. I'll have the kaiserschmarrn.

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