Kimberly King Parsons

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Kimberly King Parsons was born in Lubbock, Texas, and received her MFA from Columbia University. Her fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Best Small Fictions 2017, Black Warrior Review, No Tokens, Ninth Letter, and The Kenyon Review, among others.
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Black Light: Stories

ISBN 9780525563501 Vintage / Penguin Random House

In this debut collection of enormously perceptive and brutally unsentimental short stories, Parsons illuminates the ache of first love, the banality of self-loathing, the scourge of addiction, the myth of marriage, and the magic and inevitable disillusionment of childhood. More about this book >

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Kimberly King Parsons

Kimberly King Parsons was born in Lubbock, Texas and received her MFA from Columbia University. Her fiction has been published in The Paris ReviewBest Small Fictions 2017Black Warrior ReviewNo TokensNinth Letter, and The Kenyon Review, among others.

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