Kim White is the author of a collection of prose poetry, Scratching for Something, and the short story, Diurnal. She holds MFAs in creative writing from Columbia University (fiction) and Hunter College (poetry).
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 Electronic Literature Award.
Kim’s poems and stories have appeared in: NANO Fiction, Chain, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Quarto, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and Sojourner. Her work is anthologized in Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms.
She taught undergraduate writing courses at Concordia College, and creative writing courses at the Columbia University Summer Program for High School Students. She has conducted prose poem workshops at Norwich Free Academy, Stuyvesant High School, and Hunter College.
Author photo by David Van Gorp.