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Kim Askew is a Los Angeles-based writer currently at work on her fifth novel.  She and longtime friend Amy Helmes have been writing partners for over a decade, and together they've penned Puck, Anyone But You, Exposure, and Tempestuous, aka the Twisted Lit novels, a collection of Shakespeare-inspired young adult fiction with a contemporary twist, published with Simon & Schuster. 

Kim has written for various publications, ranging from the Wall Street Journal and Elle Magazine to the anthology The May Queen.

She wrote her Master's thesis, on Henry James, at Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles, and is a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for abused and neglected children in Los Angeles county. 

Kim is managed by Jennifer Au of Untitled Entertainment and represented by Hannah Brown Gordon of Foundry Literary + Media.