Roberta F. King lives in Muskegon, Michigan and is the Vice President of PR & Marketing at Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Outside of her professional public relations writing, her articles and essays have been published in Atticus Review, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, The Boiler, Hippocampus, Lifelines (the literary journal of The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College) and in The Rapidian. He Plays a Harp is her first book.
She was Runner Up in the 1989 Mrs. Asparagus competition, hosted by the National Asparagus Festival in Shelby, Michigan.
She holds a BA from Valparaiso University, an MS from Grand Valley State University and is a student in the UCLA Extension Writing Program.