Bio & Contact

 

Represented by Jackie Kaiser, Westwood creative artists

Email: Skim.fu@gmail.com

Twitter: @skimfu

Instagram: @skim.fu

Kim Fu is a Canadian-born writer living in Seattle, Washington. She is the associate editor of Maisonneuve magazine.

Her first novel For Today I Am a Boy won the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. It was also a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and long-listed for CBC’s Canada Reads. Her second novel The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore will be published in early 2018. Fu's debut poetry collection How Festive the Ambulance received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and includes a 2017 National Magazine Awards Silver Medal winner and a Best Canadian Poetry 2016 selection.

Fu’s writing has appeared in Granta, the Atlantic, the New York Times, Hazlitt, and the Times Literary Supplement. She has received residency fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, Berton House, Wildacres, and the Wallace Stegner Grant for the Arts.

Photo by L D’Alessandro.