First edition cover, 1988
|Genre||Poetry, lyrics, plays|
|Publisher||Black Spring Press|
|Media type||Print (hardback)|
|Followed by||King Ink II|
Translated versions of King Ink have also been published. German translations were done by Peter Selinka Verlag in 1992 and Czech translations were published by Mata, under the title Král Smírák. Italian versions are titled Re Inkiostro, Spanish versions are titled Canciones y Prosa – King Ink, and Greek and French translations also exist.