About

Kimberly MeyerI know I am solid and sound,
To me the converging objects of the universe perpetually flow,
All are written to me, and I must get what the writing means.

~ Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass


In addition to The Book of Wanderings (Little, Brown 2015), Kimberly Meyer’s non-fiction work appears in The Best American Travel Writing 2012PloughsharesThe Kenyon ReviewEcotoneThe Oxford AmericanThe Georgia ReviewAgniThe Southern ReviewBrain,ChildCrab Orchard ReviewNatural Bridgeand Third Coastand her audio-documentary work has been featured on Public Radio International’s This American Life.  Her writing has been supported by residency fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Vermont Studio Center, has been awarded a Houston Arts Alliance Established Artist Grant, an Inprint/Michener Fellowship, and a Brown Foundation Fellowship, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  A Ph.D. graduate of the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program, Kimberly currently teaches in the Great Books program in the Honors College at the University of Houston and lives in that thriving, multicultural city of no zoning with her husband and three daughters.