Kim Gek Lin Short

Author's Bio

Kim Gek Lin Short is the author of the lyric novels The Bugging Watch & Other Exhibits and China Cowboy, both from Tarpaulin Sky Press. Her story in prose poems, Run (Rope-a-Dope), was selected for the 2010 Golden Gloves, and her debut hybrid collection, The Residents, was published by Chicago's dancing girl press. Her work appears in anthologies such as Electric Gurlesque, & Now Awards, Narrative (Dis)Continuties: Prose Experiments by Younger American Writers, and in numerous literary magazines.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
China Cowboy
(Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2012)
, The Bugging Watch & Other Exhibits
(Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2010)
Anthologies: 
& Now Awards: Best Innovative Writing
(&NOW Books -- Lake Forest College Press, 2015)
, Electric Gurlesque
(Saturnalia Books, 2016)
, Narrative (Dis)continuities: Prose Experiements by Younger American Writers
(recycled karma press, 2010)
Chapbook: 
Run
(Rope-a-Dope Press, 2010)
, The Residents
(Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
Golden Gloves 2010 Pushcart Prize Nomination Best New Poets Nomination

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Singapore
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Last updated: Jan 26, 2016