For the last two decades, Kim has worked as a magazine editor, travel writer, memoirist, journalist, teacher and author. She is currently the creative director for the Oregon Coast Visitors Association.
Kim has authored eight books: Bad Mommy Bad Writer: Writing From Home While Keeping the Kids Alive; Day Trips to the Oregon Coast: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler; 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; Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir and, as reviser and editor, Scenic Driving Oregon and Oregon Off the Beaten Path.
Her work has appeared in dozens of magazines and literary journals, and Kim has taught writing workshops to children and adults around the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Oregon with her husband, three teenagers, two cats and one betta fish named Romeo.