#FeatureFriday – Kayla King

Take a break, get inspired, and learn a bit more about Kayla King. Here is our twist on an interview.

 

  • A quote that inspires you:

 

  • Your writing process described as a song: Jackson Brown – Fountain of Sorrow

 

  • You’re a writer so tell us with your words why you write. But please don’t bore us:

Once, I talked about the idea of “what if” with someone, discussing what might have been, almost like shadow versions of myself fulfilling unresolved moments in my life. I suppose writing poetry and fiction is a way to discover these shadow people. They’re never me, but they could be. I hope they appear like anyone. And I think there is a truth universally unacknowledged that nostalgia and regret can drive a person to madness. Maybe I’m just avoiding the madness.

 

  • What is a recent story or poem you’ve had published elsewhere that we should read?

Unearthing Letters I Wrote You Three Years Ago” published in Dear Damsels

 

Kayla King’s work has been published by or is forthcoming from One For One Thousand, Germ Magazine, Five 2 One Magazine, Plath Poetry Project, Cat on a Leash Review, MockingHeart Review, Figroot Press, Souvenir Lit Journal, Dear Damsels, The Mystic Blue Review, The Green Light, Firewords Magazine, and Twelve Winters Press.

Website: https://www.kaylakingbooks.com/
Twitter:  @KaylaMKing
Instagram: @kaylakingbooks

 

 

 

 

See you next week, with another not-so-typical interview.

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