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, teaches classes in memoir and the personal essay at Grub Street, and makes websites for writers and other creative types.