For the last two decades, she has worked as a magazine editor, travel writer, memoirist, journalist, teacher and author. She is currently an editor with Oregon Media, as well as the author of The Sixth Storm (co-authored with her daughter, Libby Findling), Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families, Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler and Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir. Her title Day Trips to the Oregon Coast releases spring of 2020 from Globe Pequot Press.
Her work has appeared in dozens of magazines and literary journals, and Kim teaches writing workshops to children and adults around the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband, three children, two cats, two hermit crabs and one betta fish named Romeo. As often as possible, she’s on the Oregon Coast.