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 written a forthcoming cable TV movie and have been contracted to write a second. Their four previous novels, Puck, Anyone But You, Exposure, and Tempestuous (aka the Twisted Lit series), are Shakespeare-inspired young adult fiction with a contemporary twist, published with Simon & Schuster (formerly Adams Media/Merit Press). 

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

She wrote her Master's thesis, on Henry James, at Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles. 

Kim is managed by Jennifer Au of Untitled Entertainment.