Excerpts from He Plays a Harp have been published in a variety of national literary journals.
Brain, Child published this life story piece, also in my memoir. It is titled, “Love Regardless.”
The 2013 issue of Lifelines from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine published “The Calls.” which was part of the first chapter of the memoir. It can be found on page 34 of the PDF.
On September 23, 2013 (Noah’s 25th birthday) Brain, Child published “The Orders,” part of the first chapter.
In the August, 2012 issue of Hippocampus Magazine, “Dirty Clothes”
In the July 12, 2012 Atticus Review, “He Plays the Harp.”
The summer 2012 issue of The Boiler Journal, “Snapshot”
In The Rapidian, “Fearless,” which was published on the 5th anniversary of the death of Noah.
Other assorted writing by Roberta F. King
OpEd in MiBiz about workplace drug testing. “It’s time to rethink workplace drug testing.”
The Rapidian, a wide variety of articles spanning three years. Personal favorites include an interview with Ziggy Marley, a Day of the Dead photo story, an interview with art philosopher Lambert Zuidervaart and author profiles of Tanya Eby and Susan Newhof.
The spring/summer 2013 issue of Solace an article about the 5/3 Riverbank Run and TEDxGrand Rapids.
In Women’s Lifestyle magazine, a short, funny piece on why I run. It celebrates the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon.
A fun piece titled “Trouble on the River” for ArtifactGR. ArtifactGR is the website of the at the Public Museum of Grand Rapids. Local people were asked to write about objects they liked. September, 2012.
The spring/summer 2012 issue of Solace Magazine, an article about the power of social media titled “Where Big Ideas Grow”
The spring/summer 2011 issue of Solace Magazine, an article about Michigan produce festivals, titled “Where Produce Reigns” pages 24-26.
The fall/winter 2011 issue of Solace Magazine, a guest editorial about change, titled “Leading Change or Getting Wet,” pages 12-13.