Corey B. King
2 min readOct 2, 2021

I Quit Today

It’s been a long time coming! After months of battling MS (Multiple Sclerosis), gambling with my health, and working without a pay raise in eight years (Yes, you read that correctly), I gave my notice to my Department Chair that I will not be returning next semester.

Why now? I’m no longer effective! Why now? Some days, I am physically unable to stand on my feet, much less lecture non- stop for four plus hours. Why now? Because at 45, (I just had…

Corey B. King

Writer, Professor. Published my second book, I Have Some Shit to Say, memoir/essay collection in 2018! You can find me on Twitter at @coreybking