harlan ellison and me upsidedown

harlan ellison and me upsidedown

I accost Harlan Ellison at The Rancho Palmas

He- in an effort to promote healthy exersice curses my photos so that are forever upside down to encourge head stands

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About E.E. King

E.E. King’s has published many short stories. Ray Bradbury calls E.E. King a writer “marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I can not recommend her highly enough.” HER NEW COLLECTION new Collection of Short Fiction “Another Happy Ending,” comes out in October 2013. There is a book launch and party @ Ray Bradbury’s favorite Bookstore Mystery and Imagination Bookstore October 20th @ 2:00 -3:00pm Her first novel, Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, came out 2010, released in Spanish in 2/2012. She is performing bits of "Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, all you need to know to choose the right heaven.” (in costume) October 30th @ 7:30-8:30 @Echo Park in “Stories Book and Café.” 1716 West Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles • CA [213] 413-3733 The New Short Fiction Series, Los Angeles’ longest running spoken word series, launched her anthology, Real Conversations With Imaginary Friends, 1/2012. Sponsor, Barnes & Noble. All her books as well as her children’s book The Adventures of Emily Finfeather or The Feathernail and Other Gifts are currently available on audible. E.E. King is the recipient of various international writing, biology and painting grants. Her murals can be seen in Downtown Los Angeles and Spain. Elizabeth Eve King has a background in teaching, painting, theater, comedy and biology. She will be an artist in residence at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art June -Sept 2015 Ms. King is the recipient of two International Tides painting fellowships, and two international biology Earthwatch grants. She was an advisor for the J. Paul Getty’s and the Science Center’s, Arts &; Science program. She was the Science and Arts coordinator in Bosnia with Global Children’s Organization (a summer camp for war orphans and refugees) in 2000. She was the founding Arts & Sciences Director for Esperanza Community Housing Corporation . She’s worked with children in Bosnia, crocodiles in Mexico, frogs in Puerto Rico, egrets in Bali, mushrooms in Montana, archaeologists in Spain and planted butterfly gardens in South Central Los Angeles. The butterflies wish she had chosen a different location. Her short stories have been published widely
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2 Responses to harlan ellison and me upsidedown

  1. Evvie–as I gather from your site, those who do not incur your displeasure are permitted to call you–it was a sheer JacksonPollockLike panorama of delight to meet you at the Bradbury Library Press-Gang auto-da-fe last Monday. You omitted the comma before the word “bitch.” I dropped a small gardyloo in a post on my own website (harlanellison.com) about having met the charming E.E. King of Utah, and that she was doing a reading of her new book. As for the Dirk Quigley, I’ve been going at it in chunks and fangfuls, finding it more than acceptable. It was a treat to meet you, and I hope I wasn’t so charming that I spoiled you for all the rest of the sycophants who pucker more readily than shy, humble I.

    Yr. Pal, Harlan

    • E.E. King says:

      Dear Harlan,
      I was sans internet I was sans internet and therefore forced to try to reply via text. Alas either the keyboard is too small or my fingers too large –and it may be that I sent you many replies – or none.
      If none- let me assure you that they were witty beyond belief, if many disregard previous remark.
      Honestly –actually the reason – I drove down from UT was in the hopes of accosting you… I’m a lifelong fan.
      Thank you so much for posting and reading by fangfuls.
      My next book is a collection of shorts. I had a review that said… I was ‘a gentler kinder Harlan Ellison.’
      Is that like Harlan lite? There’s also a novella about a card game between Fate, Chance, Destiny and Fate where each card tells a story – I stole from Ray’s concept of The Illustrated Man to tie stories into a longer (more saleable?) piece. The more saleable didn’t work.
      I’ll be in LA for a reading and launch party for my new Collection “Another Happy Ending,” @ Ray’s favorite Mystery and Imagination October 20th @ 2:00 -3:00 pm
      Also I’m performing bits from my first novel, “Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife.”
      In full devil costume October 30th @ 7:30-8:30 @Echo Park in “Stories Book and Café.” 1716 West Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles • CA [213] 413-3733
      If you can come to either I’d be … speechless – a really rotten thing to happen before a reading, but please don’t let that dissuade you.
      Truly!
      I hope that we continue our friendship!
      I am a fan
      Yur bitch-
      Evie
      PS your version of looking ‘worried that you had gone too far’ wasn’t awfully convincing.

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