Kimberly Townsend Palmer

Poet

Gainesville, FL

Author's Bio

I was born in Los Angeles in 1960 and grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I received a BS in Psychology in 1982 and a JD in 1985 from the University of Florida. I live in Gainesville, Florida, with my husband and children. My poetry and short fiction has appeared or will soon appear in 42Opus, The Absinthe Literary Review, The Adirondack Review, The Blue Fifth Review, Cenotaph, The Charlotte Poetry Review, CrossConnect, Earth's Daughters, Eclectica, Exquisite Corpse, The Hold, Images InScript, New Laurel Review, The New York Quarterly, The Panhandler, The Paumanok Review, Poetry.St Corner, Poetry Super Highway, Red River Review, Snake Nation Review, Snakeskin, Stark Raving Sanity, Stirring: A Literary Collection and Xavier Review. I received an honorable mention in the North Carolina Writers’ Network Thomas Wolfe Fiction Contest, judged by Barbara Kingsolver, and an honorable mention in the 2001 Poetry Super Highway Awards for the category of “Favorite Featured Poet.”

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
42opus
,
Absinthe Literary Review
,
CrossConnect
,
Eclectica
,
Exquisite Corpse
, ,
Red River Review
,
Snakeskin
,
Stirring: A Literary Collection
,
The Hold
,
Xavier Review
Prizes won: 

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Contest, honorable mention; Poetry Super Highway Favorite Featured Poet, honorable mention

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Florida
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Last update: Nov 12, 2019