My creative nonfiction has appeared online at The Manifest-Station and The Rumpus. I’m at work on a memoir, currently titled Yearning Settled Her.

Previously, I was as senior writer and editor for Ecosalon, one of the first ‘green’ lifestyle blogs. It was my first paid writing gig. (Find my portfolio of Ecosalon articles over here.) At the suggestion of a friend I enrolled in a memoir class at a local community college — I haven’t looked back.

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About

Born in Santa Monica, Kim is a fourth generation Californian and LA native • She graduated Cum Laude with a BA in English Literature from USC • At 22, after three months traveling around Europe with a backpack and Eurorail pass, Kim moved to Washington DC where she worked on Capitol Hill for a Senator and then as a legislative assistant in the private sector • Five years later, tired of the weather and jaded by the politics, Kim returned to California • Since then her employment has included the following (in no particular order): waitress, art gallery assistant, advertising account executive, personal assistant, interior designer, english tutor, house/pet sitter, C-level executive assistant and writer.

Kim currently resides in Pacific Palisades CA with her pitbull and two cats.

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Education

USC 
B.A. English Literature
Cum Laude 3.75

UCLA Extension
Architecture + Interior Design

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I would love to hear from you!