Raleigh, NC – Kim is a fiction writer whose work appears in Painted Bride Quarterly, Shenandoah, Mississippi Review, North Carolina Literary Review, Northern Lights, Flash Fiction Forward (W.W. Norton), The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, and other publications. Her short story “Bullet” was translated into Farsi as the title story in the 2009 anthology Golouleh. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Kim has received writing fellowships in fiction from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. She is at work on her second novel, Mill Mothers’ Song, set during the Gastonia textile workers’ strike of 1929.
Born and raised in Lexington, North Carolina, Kim earned her English degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. She practices law in Raleigh, where she lives with her husband, artist Anthony Ulinski.