BlogHer Talks to Kim Edwards

BlogHer recently caught up with author Kim Edwards about her BlogHer Book Club pick, The Lake of Dreams. ...more
I'm definitely fascinated to hear that Kim Edwards does not outline! Especially with a book like ...more

On Following Up a Bestseller

As I’ve been traveling on book tours, both in this country and abroad, one of the questions that almost always comes up goes something like this: How did you move forward to write The Lake of Dreams after the amazing response to your first novel? Wasn’t the pressure unbearable? ...more

Sinking Into Kim Edwards' The Lake of Dreams

Kim Edwards' latest novel, The Lake of Dreams, deals with things that as writers and readers we find so fascinating. It is a novel of family and dreams. It asks us to consider how the past shapes who we are and how we're supposed to find out who we're meant to be. ...more
Loved The Memory Keeper's Daughter. So glad I came across this blog, I didn't know Kim Edwards ...more

(EXCERPT) The Lake of Dreams

If you haven't had a chance to pick up a copy of BlogHer Book Club's pick The Lake of Dreams, here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more
@StealthMountain Oops! Need another coffee! I just can't win everyone is a critic these days :Pmore

Get to Know Author Kim Edwards

Kim Edwards is the author of The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and a collection of short stories, The Secrets of a Fire King, which was an alternate for the 1998 PEN/Hemingway Award, as well as her BlogHer Book Club pick The Lake of Dreams. She has won numerous awards, including a Whiting Award, a British Book Award and the Nelson Algren Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, Ploughshares, Zoetrope, Anteaus, Story, and The Paris Review and have received a National Magazine Award for excellence in Fiction and a Pushcart Prize. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she currently teaches writing at the University of Kentucky. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband and daughters. ...more