Kim-An Lieberman

Kim-An Lieberman is a writer of Vietnamese and Jewish American descent, born in Rhode Island and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Breaking the Map, her debut collection of poetry, was published in 2008 as the winner of a regional first-book award from Blue Begonia Press. Her poems and essays have also appeared in Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, CALYX, ZYZZYVA, Asian Pacific American Journal, Threepenny Review, and the anthology Asian America.Net: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Cyberspace. Kim-An studied interdisciplinary humanities at the University of Washington before earning an M.A. in Creative Writing and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Her work has been recognized with awards from Jack Straw Productions, the Brittingham/Pollak Prizes, and the Mellon Foundation. She currently teaches writing and literature, grades 9 through 12, at Lakeside School in Seattle.

Complete Reading from Mountain Writers Series 2009

Concerning the Rock Hyrax

Prom Night at The Hague

Saigon Motorbike Thief