About the Author
Kim Triedman is both an award-winning poet and a novelist. Her debut novel, The Other Room (Owl Canyon Press), and two full-length poetry collections, Plum(b) and Hadestown, both released in 2013. The Other Room was a finalist for the 2008 James Jones First Novel Fellowship, and Kim’s poetry has garnered many awards, including the 2008 Main Street Rag Chapbook Award and the 2010 Ibbetson Street Poetry Award. Kim’s poems have been published in numerous anthologies and literary journals including Prairie Schooner. Following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Kim co-organized and co-chaired a collaborative poetry reading at Harvard University to benefit Partners in Health and the people of Haiti. The reading was featured on NPR’s Here and Now with Robin Young and led to the publication of a Poets for Haiti anthology, which Kim developed and edited. A graduate of Brown University, Kim lives with her family in the Boston area.