Kimberly Dana
Award-Winning Author

Writing Kids Real...


An award-winning author, teacher, and book reviewer, Kimberly Dana enjoys teaching writing to middle school students who give her much inspiration and insight into the world of "tweendom."  She is published by the National Council of Teachers of English, Publishers Weekly, Parenthood, About Families, Your Teen, and the recipient of several writing honors from Writers Digest, Reader Views, Readers Favorite, the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and various international book festivals.  Other affiliations include the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and EPIC, the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition, where she serves as a judge and coordinator for the annual eBook competition.  Kimberly’s most recent books include her YA thriller, Cheerage Fearage, middle grade novel Lucy and CeCee’s How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School, and the delightful picture book, Pretty Dolls, awarded Best Children’s Book of the Year by Reader Views and Character Building Counts.  Kimberly has been featured on NBC's More at Midday as a middle school tween and anti-bullying expert.  When she's not writing, Kimberly enjoys traveling around the country giving author presentations to children and young adults.  A lover of photography and experimental cooking, Kimberly lives in Nashville with her husband and spoiled shih tzu. 


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