Kim is an award-winning poet, environmental journalist, and author. Her Red Zone collection of poems about urban homelessness has been taught in university literature courses. Her previous collection, Ride Backwards on Dragon, was a finalist for Canada’s Gerald Lampert Award. She is a winner of the Rannu Fund Poetry Prize for Speculative Literature, the Goodwin’s Award for Excellence in Alternative Journalism, and other distinctions. Her poetry and fiction have been published in numerous magazines and anthologies around the world. She holds a degree in biology and is an avid birdwatcher and trailbreaker on Vancouver Island.