About Me

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Kim’s world building is exquisite, and her voice is lovely and effortless. I’d read anything she wrote.
     – Sharon Lynn Fisher, SilkWords senior editor and RITA-nominated author 

Kim Taylor Blakemore writes women’s historical fiction and romance.

She is the author of the novels BOWERY GIRL, and CISSY FUNK, winner of the WILLA Literary Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. Her short stories include IT DON’T MEAN A THING and THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU.

She is currently at work on a new novel, UNDER THE PALE MOON. Set in post-World War II Monterey, California, it explores the relationship of between a married woman breaking the bonds of conformity, and a combat nurse haunted by the ghosts of war.

She is a member of the Historical Novel Society,  Golden Crown Literary Society, and Women’s Fiction Writers Association.

Please check out her novels and stories below.


Women's Historical Fiction Fall 2015

Women's Historical Fiction Re-issue 2015

Cissy Funk by Kim Taylor Blakemore

The Very Thought of You

It Don't Mean a Thing

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