Kim Barnes is the author of two memoirs and three novels, most recently In the Kingdom of Men. Her second novel, A Country Called Home, winner of the 2009 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction, was named a best book of 2008 by The Washington Post, The Kansas City Star, and The Oregonian/NW. She is a recipient of the PEN/Jerard Award for an emerging woman writer of nonfiction, and her first memoir, In the Wilderness, was nominated for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize. Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including The New York Times, WSJ online, MORE Magazine, Oprah Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Fourth Genre, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, and the Pushcart Prize anthology.
For more information, visit her website at: http://kimbarnes.com/