Author

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SHORT BIO:

Kimberly Brock, a former actor and special needs educator, received the Georgia Author of the Year 2013 Award for her debut novel, The River Witch. A southern mystical work, The River Witch has been chosen by two national book clubs. Kimberly’s writing has appeared in anthologies and magazines. Kimberly currently serves as the Blog Network Coordinator for She Reads, a national online book club, actively spearheading several women’s literacy efforts through the She Reads Gives Back campaign. She is a comprehensively certified Pilates instructor and owner of Kimberly Brock Pilates. She lives in the foothills of north Atlanta with her husband and three children, where she is at work on her next novel. Visit her website at kimberlybrockbooks.com for more information and to find her blog. You can also find her Author page on Facebook at Kimberly Brock, or tweet her @kimberlydbrock.

LONG BIO:

Kimberly Brock is the author of THE RIVER WITCH, Bell Bridge Books (April 2012).

Her short fiction is included in SUMMER IN MOSSY CREEK, and SWEETER THAN TEA.

Kimberly grew up in the soft blue hills of north Georgia in a 1912 farmhouse, playing in secret closets under the stairs, daydreaming beneath towering oaks, and surrounded by countless litters of kittens, calves, every stray dog dropped off at the nearby crossroads (there was an ongoing ugly dog contest) and the occasional goat.  The writing bug bit in fourth grade with her first novel, which her mother typed and enhanced greatly. She enjoyed acclaim in fifth grade when her poem was chosen for special mention by the Georgia Poetry Society and she was honored with the chance to read for the members in Atlanta while her father genially sipped tea. Throughout school, she haunted the library and in high school and college, discovered a love for theater, all of which fostered a great love of storytelling.

She holds a degree in education and formerly taught in a multi-age classroom for severe special needs. She holds a comprehensive certification in Pilates and serves as the Blog Network Coordinator for She Reads national online book club.

Kimberly lives with her husband of sixteen years and their three children, north of Atlanta where she is working on her next novel, preferably in a secret closet or underneath a big old tree, but usually at the kitchen counter.

May 11, 2012 - 6:15 pm

J.D. Begin - Great site, Kimberly! I like the design and ease of navigation. Well done!

May 11, 2012 - 6:23 pm

admin - Thanks!

December 7, 2012 - 11:06 pm

Kimberly Hays de Muga - Kimberly,

I re-connected with Nicki Salcedo today, and mentioned that I really enjoyed The River Witch. And, of course, you have a truly fabulous first name–but I guess you already knew that.

Kimberly Hays de Muga

December 24, 2012 - 6:04 pm

Claire - I’m so proud of you mom:)

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