Kenneth King

Biography

Kenneth King is a graduate of Berea College, with a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt School of Law. King has taught writing at colleges and universities in Kentucky, Missouri, and Illinois; clerked for the Hon. Eugene E. Siler, Jr., US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; and worked as a staff attorney for the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund. His poetry has appeared in various journals, including Poetry Northwest, Northwest Review, and College English. King was on the faculty at Western Kentucky University before resigning to complete Germs Gone Wild.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
Germs Gone Wild: How the Unchecked Development of Domestic Biodefense Threatens America
"A superb guided tour of the demented world of twenty-first century bioweapons research in America."
–Ed Hammond, former director
of The Sunshine Project
Poetry
Selected Poems
Sudden catastrophic flarings.

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