King of Joy

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Soft Skull
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5.5 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author

Richard Chiem is the author of ​You Private Person, which was named one of Publishers Weekly​'s 10 Essential Books of the American West. His work has been published in ​City Arts, ​Vol. 1 Brooklyn​, ​Fanzine​, ​3: AM Magazine​, and ​Moss​, among many other venues. He has taught at Hugo House and at the University of Washington Bothell. He lives in Seattle.


- Five-city author tour (Iowa City, IA; Los Angeles; New York; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA)
- Tour launch event on March 5, 2019 at Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle, WA
- Author event on March 7, 2019 at Powell's on Hawthorne in Portland, OR
- Author event on March 11, 2019 at Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden in Brooklyn, NY
- Author event on March 12, 2019 at McNally Jackson in New York, NY
- Author event on March 14, 2019 at Skylight Books in Los Angeles, CA
- Author event on March 19, 2019 at Green Apple Books on the Park in San Francisco, CA
- Author event on April 2, 2019 at Third Place Books Ravenna in Seattle, WA
- Author event on April 4, 2019 at King's Books in Tacoma, WA
- Potential author appearance at Los Angeles Times Book Festival