Kim’s creative nonfiction has appeared online at The Manifest-Station and The Rumpus. She is at work on a memoir, currently titled Yearning Settled Her.

Previously, Kim was as 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 class at a local community college. She hasn’t looked back.

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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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B.A. English Literature
Cum Laude 3.75

UCLA Extension
Architecture + Interior Design

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Kim would love to hear from you!