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Kim Green is an indefatigable writer. Her writing career has included: biography, short fiction, poetry, essays, journalism, commercial writing and advertising copy. Kim was the ghostwriter for Life Is Not a Fairytale (Touchstone), the autobiography of 2004 “American Idol” winner, Fantasia Barrino, which became a Lifetime television movie. The book was listed on both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal’s bestseller lists. Kim’s essay, “In the Absence of Blood” was featured in the anthology, Who’s Your Mama? a collection of writings about mothering. Kim was also a featured author in the African American serial novel, When Butterflies Kiss (Silver Lion Press) and a contributor to Proverbs for the People (Dafina Books). She worked with legendary members of the Last Poets to collaborate on On a Mission: Selected Poems and a History of The Last Poets (Henry Holt). Kim wrote for the music industry for nearly twenty years. She was the first African American copy director at Sony Music and went on to be a product manager at PolyGram Records. She has interviewed numerous music legends including, Patti Labelle, Al Jarreau, David Byrne, David Lee Roth, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Rickie Lee Jones and Tupac Shakur. Kim’s work has appeared in Essence, The Source, Mode, American Baby, The Philadelphia Tribune, Paper and internationally, i-D and The Wire, both London-based publications. Kim’s creative writing studio, WORDS, LLC is based in Atlanta, Georgia. hallucination is her debut novel. Visit www.hallucinationthenovel.com.
Kim Green shares her experience of ghostwriting Fantasia Barrino's memoir, Life is not a Fairytale: "We both had to enter into thi...