Kim Clark, who lives at Cedar on Vancouver Island, is the author of Attemptations (Caitlin Press 2011), a compilation of stories, most of which cast diseased or physically challenged women into leading roles. According to her website, "Disease and desire, mothering and the mundane propel her ongoing journey between poetry and prose."

Clark's work has been variously published by Ascent Aspirations, Leaf Press, the Right-Eyed Deer, Anvil Press (Body Breakdowns) and Malahat Review. In 2005 she won the Cecilia Lamont prize for fiction and her story "Solitaire"; was shortlisted in the Malahat Review's 2010 Novella Contest. Clark, who has Multiple Sclerosis, holds a BA in Creative Writing from Vancouver Island University.


Attemptations: Short Long and Longer Stories (Caitlin, 2011) $18.95 978-1-894759-66-3
Dis ease and De sire, the M anu S cript (Lipstick, 2012)
Sit You Waiting (Caitlin, 2012) $16.95 Poetry 978-1-894759-92-2
A One-handed Novel: A Story of Wicked Delight (Caitlin 2018) $24 978-1-987915624

[BCBW 2012]