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  • Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Iron Horse Literary Review
  • Awarded a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award for fictional story, “Family Tree”
  • Awarded a Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship for 2022–23

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Kim Coleman Foote is an award-winning writer of fiction, essays, and experimental prose. Her writing appears most recently in Iron Horse Literary Review, Ecotone, The Rumpus, Green Mountains Review, and Prairie Schooner, and has received honorable mention in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Essays anthologies. Major honors include writing fellowships from Phillips Exeter Academy, the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Center for Fiction, and MacDowell. She grew up in New Jersey, where she started writing at the age of seven(ish).

Kim’s writing focuses on marginalized histories, relationships between Africa and its diaspora, and gender and class. She has recently completed Coleman Hill, a book that fictionalizes her family’s experience of the Great Migration, from Alabama and Florida to Vauxhall, NJ, c. 1916–80s. Continue Reading>>