Kim’s writing has appeared online at The Manifest-Station and The RumpusFrosty Mauve is an excerpt from her work in progress, a memoir, currently titled Yearning Settled Her.

From 2008-2011 she was a senior writer and editor for Ecosalon, one of the first ‘green’ lifestyle blogs. It was her first paid writing gig. (Find her portfolio of Ecosalon articles over here.) At the suggestion of a friend, she enrolled in a memoir-writing class at a local community college. She hasn’t looked back.

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About

Born in Santa Monica, Kim is a fourth generation Californian and was a LA native until recently • 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, English tutor, C-level executive assistant, and writer • In January 2021 Kim moved with her pitbull Blue and cat Bella to the rural outskirts of Arroyo Grande on the central coast of CA, to live and work with horses full time.

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Education

USC 
B.A. English Literature
Cum Laude 3.75

UCLA
Architecture + Interior Design

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