Kim Edwards quotes

20   1

Kim Edwards

Birthdate: 4. May 1958

Kim Edwards is an American author and educator. She was born in Killeen, Texas, grew up in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, and graduated from Colgate University and The University of Iowa, where she earned an MFA in fiction and an MA in linguistics. She is the author of a story collection, The Secrets of a Fire King, which was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award; her stories have been published in The Paris Review, Story, Ploughshares, Zoetrope, and many other periodicals. She has received many awards for the short story as well, including a Pushcart Prize, the National Magazine Award, the Nelson Algren Award, and inclusion in both The Best American Short Stories and the Symphony Space program ‘Selected Shorts.’ She is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, as well as grants from the Pennsylvania and Kentucky Arts Councils, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, her first novel, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Award pick and became a word-of-mouth best-seller, spending 122 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list, 20 of those weeks at #1. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter won the Kentucky Literary Award and the British Book Award, and was chosen as Book of the Year for 2006 by USA Today. Her second novel, The Lake of Dreams, an Independent Booksellers pick, was also an international best seller; her work has been published in more than 32 countries. Currently, Kim is working on a new novel, as well as a collection of related stories.

Works

Help us translate English quotes

Discover interesting quotes and translate them.

Start translating

„It's good to be in love.“

—  Kim Edwards, book The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Source: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Similar authors

Kanō Jigorō photo
Kanō Jigorō19
Japanese educator and judoka
Paulo Freire photo
Paulo Freire114
educator and philosopher
Stephen R. Covey photo
Stephen R. Covey123
American educator, author, businessman and motivational spe…
Carl Sagan photo
Carl Sagan363
American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science ed…
Gabriela Mistral photo
Gabriela Mistral2
Chilean poet-diplomat, writer, educator and feminist.
Robert T. Kiyosaki photo
Robert T. Kiyosaki149
American finance author , investor
Leo Buscaglia photo
Leo Buscaglia80
Motivational speaker, writer
Franz Kafka photo
Franz Kafka264
author
Terry Pratchett photo
Terry Pratchett793
English author
Patch Adams photo
Patch Adams10
Physician, activist, diplomat, author
Today anniversaries
Rumi photo
Rumi119
Iranian poet 1207 - 1273
W.S. Merwin photo
W.S. Merwin17
American poet 1927 - 2019
Buddy Rich photo
Buddy Rich2
Jazz drummer and bandleader 1917 - 1987
Eileen Chang photo
Eileen Chang3
Chinese writer and screenwriter 1920 - 1995
Another 58 today anniversaries
Similar authors
Kanō Jigorō photo
Kanō Jigorō19
Japanese educator and judoka
Paulo Freire photo
Paulo Freire114
educator and philosopher
Stephen R. Covey photo
Stephen R. Covey123
American educator, author, businessman and motivational spe…
Carl Sagan photo
Carl Sagan363
American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science ed…
Gabriela Mistral photo
Gabriela Mistral2
Chilean poet-diplomat, writer, educator and feminist.