Kimberly Rose is a writer and former journalist whose work has been published online, on radio and in print in books, newspapers, radio and magazines, nationally and internationally. She was born on South Beach and grew up in Coconut Grove/Miami. She spent many summers in Switzerland, where her mom was born, speaking French, her first language, and developing a love for all things literary. (Her mom spoke five languages, her grandmother, seven.) At the same time, growing up in polygot Miami exposed her to a multitude of Latin American cultures and languages.
Three of her one-act plays have recently been performed in the Boston area. “Butter” a sketch comedy/one-act play was performed to a standing-room only crowd at the Burren in Somerville, Massachusetts in fall 2018. “Red Shoes” was produced as part of Barstool Stories dinner theatre in September 2017 and “Social Disaster” was performed as part of Play In a Day community theatre in April 2017. Short stories have been published in The Miami Herald, on the Moth Radio Hour and online at Wraparound South, Smith Magazine, Medium and Yahoo!. Kim was a contributing writer for the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s XS, writing feature stories on alternative energy, art and a controversial restaurant review. She was also a regular contributor to The Superyachts annual book, Boat International magazine and PostMortem, the first weekly South Beach newspaper.
Her short story “Photo Finish” is included in the book The Moment (Harper Perennial ) and was featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation and The Moth Radio Hour. She is currently adapting her comedy show, “Butter” to film as an episodic comedy. Her for-profit job is as an international naming specialist for start-ups and global conglomerates @ www.NameGirl.com. Kim is the proud mom of three socially active citizens.
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Kimberly Rose is a writer and former journalist whose work has been seen and heard online, in books, newspapers, radio and magazines, nationally and internationally. She has had three of her one-act plays performed recently in the Boston metro area and is currently working on adapting Butter a comedy show, to film. She has published creative nonfiction, short stories, and feature articles for newspapers, magazines and books locally and internationally for over 20 years. Some places she has published stories include The Miami Herald, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Wraparound South, Medium, and Yahoo! ). Her acclaimed short story, “Photo Finish” is included in the book The Moment (Harper Perennial), was featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation and was heard on The Moth Radio Hour in spring of 2020.
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