Sunday, December 9, 2012

An excerpt from the novel "Double Feature" by Owen King

Taken as a whole, no one who read the screenplay for Who We Are denied that it was clever in its composition, original in its pattern, and ruthlessly unsentimental in its conclusions. It was also “a bit portentous,” according to Sam’s father…

Owen King is a graduate of Vassar College and the MFA program at the Columbia University School of the Arts. He is the author of We’re All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, as well as the co-editor of Who Can Save Us Now? Brand-New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories. His writing has appeared in One Story, Paste Magazine, Prairie Schooner, andSubtropics, among other publications. Owen has also taught creative writing at Columbia University and Fordham University, and is a working screenwriter with a script in development at Anonymous Content by the producer of Winter’s Bone. He is married to the novelist Kelly Braffet.