Kim Adrian's work has appeared in Tin House, Agni, the Gettysburg Review, Crazyhorse, the New England Review, the Raritan Review, and elsewhere. Among the awards and recognitions she's received are a P.E.N. New England Discovery Award, an Artist’s Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, three Pushcart Prize nominations, and a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

She recently completed a memoir called The 27th Letter of the Alphabet, which investigates the mechanics of memory in a family haunted by mental illness, addiction, and incest.

Kim lives near Boston with her husband and two children, and teaches creative writing at Grub Street.