Bio & Contact

 

Represented by Jackie Kaiser, Westwood creative artists

Email: Skim.fu@gmail.com

Twitter: @skimfu

Kim Fu is a Canadian-born writer living in Seattle, WA. She is 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 New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and long-listed for CBC’s Canada Reads. Her second novel The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore is slated for early 2018. Her first poetry collection How Festive the Ambulance received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and includes a 2017 National Magazine Award nominee and a Best Canadian Poetry selection.

Fu’s nonfiction credits include the Atlantic, the Times Literary Supplementthe New York TimesHazlitt, NPR Books, and republication in Best Canadian Essays. 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.