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Kim White is the author of: Scratching for Something, Diurnal, and The White Oak.

Her work has been anthologized in: Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms. Her poems and stories have appeared in literary journals: Chain, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Quarto, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and Sojourner.

Kim is the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize at Hunter College, The Catalina Paez and Seumas MacManus Award, the Shuster Award for an outstanding Master’s degree thesis, a Bingham Writing Fellowship from Columbia University, and a Forbes Foundation Grant. Her electronic poem, The Minotaur Project, was shortlisted for a 2001 El
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Average rating: 3.49 · 92 ratings · 57 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The White Oak (Imperfect Da...
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Diurnal
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Scratching for Something
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“Sto­ries are struc­tured as we wish our lives were, with a begin­ning, a mid­dle, and an end; with mean­ing and pur­pose; with a trans­for­ma­tion from dark­ness to under­stand­ing. When we read a book, we look for­ward to the end-we race toward it. We want to know what hap­pens, and we want all the loose threads tied up so that we can feel reas­sured that there is a grand design, because our real lives often feel ran­dom and meaningless.”
“Are you say­ing that real life has no design or meaning?”
“No, I’m say­ing that the design is too com­pli­cated to know except in bursts of insight, and as for mean­ing… well, mean­ing is all we really have.”
Kim White, The White Oak

“After years of pretending at emotions, he'd grown to appreciate their mystery, their chaos and randomness. Sometimes they were predictable, one-dimensional, almost stupid - other times they were so confounding, complex, and exquisite that he was convinced humans really were as special as they thought themselves to be.”
Kim White

“They will be the architects of my fate, I think to myself, despite what Sybil said about my being the author of my own destiny.”
Kim White, The White Oak
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“...along with the other animals, the stones, the trees, and the clouds, we ourselves are characters within a huge story that is visibly unfolding all around us, participants within the vast imagination, or Dreaming, of the world.”
David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Maya Angelou

“A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself; it is a child of solitude.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




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