Kim is a Jersey-girl turned Appalachian Enthusiast. She lives in Asheville with her husband and his amazing permaculture garden. Sometimes she contributes to the live story telling series, Listen to This: Stories in Performance at the 35 Below theatre in downtown Asheville. Kim is a proud member of The Flatiron Writers.
Kim has an undergraduate degree in theatre from Syracuse University and attended The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center. She lived in New York City for many years, where she was a founding member of ATHEATRECO, a non-profit that focused on original works.
Her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in; The American Literary Review, Sou’wester, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Nervous Breakdown, The Citron Review and others.
Awards and honors include: The 2017 Ramsey Library Community Author Award at the University of North Carolina Asheville, 1st place Grateful Steps Publishing fiction contest, finalist Spirit of Sandburg Poetry Contest at The Citron Review, and nomination for a Pushcart Prize. Kim is a recipient of a 2018 Regional Artist Project Grant. Fellowships and residencies include The Weymouth Center for Arts and Humanities, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.
Kim is currently at work on a thematically linked short story collection about characters on the edge of economic stability and the mirage of the American dream.