Kim Askew is co-author of the Twisted Lit novels, critically-acclaimed, Shakespeare inspired young adult fiction, published by Merit Press (an imprint of Simon & Schuster). She is also the Director of Content Marketing at FIDM/The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

Kim's writing has appeared in newspapers, literary journals, and other publications, including the Wall Street JournalSoMa Literary Review, and Elle Magazine, as well as the anthology The May Queen.  

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

Kim and her co-author, Amy Helmes, are managed by Jennifer Au of Untitled Entertainment and represented by Hannah Brown Gordon of Foundry Literary + Media.