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About Kim Michele

Kim Michele Richardson lives in Kentucky and resides part-time in Western North Carolina, and is an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence, partnering with the U.S. Navy globally to bring awareness and education to the prevention of domestic violence. She is the author of the bestselling memoir The Unbreakable Child, a book critic for the New York Journal of Books, and the founder of Shy Rabbit, a writers residency scholarship. Her novels include, Liar’s Bench, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and The Sisters of Glass Ferry. Kim Michele’s forthcoming novel, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is about the historical blue people of Kentucky and the fierce and brave Kentucky Packhorse librarians. Coming Spring, 2019