John King’s Publications

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Fiction

Journalism

  • Pin This Up.” Interview with Petra Mason on Mahala.

Essays

IN PRINT

Creative Writing

Guy Psycho and the Ziggurat of Shame

Guy Psycho and the Ziggurat of Shame. Orlando: Beating Windward P, 2019. (novel)

• “The Confessions of Guy Psycho #4.”  Bachelor Pad Magazine 43 (Spring 2018): 14-15, 33, 40, 52. (fiction)

Condoms & Hot Tubs

• “Another Friday Night with Mr. Fun.” Condoms and Hot Tubs Don’t Mix: An Anthology of Awkward Sexcapades. Ed. Jennie Jarvis and Leslie Salas. Orlando: Beating Windward P, 2018: 167-76.

Other Orlandos

• “The Libretto of the Damned.” Other Orlandos. Ed. Leslie Salas. Orlando: Burrow P, 2017.: 115-23. (ekphrastic fiction inspired by George Frideric Handel’s Orlando) 

• “Jacksonville Beach, 1972.” Art Borne 2.6 (2017): 47-48. (ekphrastic fiction inspired by Christopher Bolten’s photograph of the same name)

• “The Confessions of Guy Psycho #3.”  Bachelor Pad Magazine 36 (Summer 2016): 47, 50-51, 53. (fiction)

• “The Confessions of Guy Psycho #2.”  Bachelor Pad Magazine 32 (Summer 2015): 5-6. (fiction)

• “Six Flags Stars Hall of Fame Wax Museum” and “Dioramas of the Inquisition” in Gargoyle 61 (2014): 113-114. (poetry)

• “The Confessions of Guy Psycho #1.”  Bachelor Pad Magazine 28 (Summer 2014): 7, 36. (fiction)

• “Abridgments.”  Still Point Arts Quarterly 8 (Winter 2012): 40-53. (fiction)

• “Microsaga is Finally Greenlighted.” The Newer York 2 (2012): 5. (fiction)

• “The Stars are Bouncing Tonight.”  Bachelor Pad Magazine 20 (Summer 2012): 22-23, 47. (fiction)

15 Views of Orlando

• “The Muse of Florida.” 15 Views of Orlando.  Ed. Nathan Holic.  Orlando: Burrow P, 2012: 161-64. (personal essay)

• “Perfection.” 15 Views of Orlando. Ed. Nathan Holic.  Orlando: Burrow P, 2012: 81-85. (fiction)

• “Born” and “Spinning.” Palooka 2 (2011): 14-17. (poetry)

• “The Omega of Mercer Rook.”  Painted Bride Quarterly Annual 4 (2007): 34-35. (fiction)

• “Limbo Girls.” Gargoyle 50 (2005): 319-27. (fiction)

• “A Standard Deviation of Hardcore Youth.” Pearl 34 (2005): 64-68. (fiction)

• “Guy Psycho: The Savior of Pop?” Turnrow 3.2 (2004): 151-63. (fiction)

Journalism

• “Bunny Yeager: Queen of the Pin Up Photographers (A Bachelor Pad Interview.” Bachelor Pad Magazine 23 (Spring 2013): 20-22, 44, 48.

• “The Mystique of Morocco.” Celebrations 26 (November/December 2012): 42-47.

• “MoRockin: A Musical Gem of World Showcase.” 26 (November/December 2012): 48-49.

• “A Celebrations Interview with Ridley Pearson.”  Celebrations 23 (May/June 2012): 56-59.

• “Mary Blair’s Final Disney Masterpiece.”  Celebrations 19 (September/October 2011): 60-65.

Academic Writing

• Review of Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s Cymbeline/Romeo and JulietShakespeare Bulletin 30.3 (2012): 347-53.

• Review of The University of Florida’s Romeo and JulietShakespeare Bulletin 29.3 (2011): 431-35.

• Review of New York Classical Theatre’s Hamlet.  Shakespeare Bulletin 28.4 (2010): 574-79.

• Review of The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Shakespeare Bulletin 28.1 (2010): 175-80.

• “He’ll Have to Sit and Watch Them All /And We’ll Monitor his Mind”: The Postmodern Allegory of Mystery Science Theater 3000.” The Journal of Film and Video 59.4 (2007): 37-53.

• Review of Angela Hague’s Fiction, Intuition, and Creativity: Studies in Bronte, James, Woolf, and LessingWoolf Studies Annual 12 (2006): 269-73.

• “Reading for the Plotless: The Difficult Characters of Samuel Beckett’s A Dream of Fair to Middling Women.”  The Journal of Modern Literature 29.1 (2005): 133-52.

• “‘Sometimes I Fly Myself’: The Delicate Ego of Laurence Sterne’s Sentimental Journey?” English Language Notes 40 (2003): 26-38.

• Review of Michael North’s Reading 1922.  Modern Fiction Studies 47.4 (2001): 1061-63.

• “Trapping the Fox You Are(n’t) with a Riddle: The Autobiographical Crisis of Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses.”  Twentieth Century Literature 45.3 (1999): 299-316.

• “Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair.” The Explicator 54 (1995): 7-9.

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