Kim Triedman began writing poetry after writing fiction for a number of years. Though she only began submitting this past year, she was named a finalist for the 2007 Philbrick Poetry Award and has had work accepted by the following publications: The Aurorean, The New Writer, Lalande Digital Art Press, Byline Magazine, Poet's Ink, Poetry Salzburg Review, The Journal, Asinine Poetry, Poetry Monthly, Current Accounts, IF Poetry Journal, Trespass Magazine, Great Kills Press, and Ghoti Magazine. Additionally, one of her recent poems was selected by John Ashbery to be included in the Ashbery Resource Center's online catalogue, an annotated online catalogue of ARC's archive that serves as a comprehensive bibliography of both Ashbery's work and work by artists directly influenced by Ashbery. This poem has also been included in the John Cage Trust archives at Bard College. She is a graduate of Brown University and has attended numerous writing workshops in the Boston area. She was just named a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Prize.