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Kimberly is a native Floridian. She has an MA in English from Florida Gulf Coast University and an MFA from University of Massachusetts Amherst's Poet's and Writer's Program. Her stories have been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes, and have appeared in PANK, Drunken Boat, Gargoyle, and elsewhere. Her story "Baba Yaga's House of Forgotten Things" won a 2013 Best of the Net Award. "One For the Crow' was included in Ellen Datlow's Recommended Horror List of 2019.



Her debut story collection, Worm Fiddling Nocturne in the Key of a Broken Heart, published by Burrow Press, is a winner of the Florida Book Award Gold Medal for Fiction and a Rumpus Book Club Selection.
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Belletrist Coterie (Volume 1)

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Love this collection, mostly for how strange and different the stories were. I didn’t always totally understand them, but that doesn’t spoil the effect for me.
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I am obsessed with Angela Carter. Each of her books are so very different in topic and style. This one runs the gamut from Poe, to Lizzie Borden, to Peter and the Wolf. Narrative form is masterful and so diverse. I am dreading the day that I run thro ...more
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