Kimberly A. Edwards (Kimberlyedwards00@comcast.net) writes articles, memoir, personal essays, and literary nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Writer’s Digest, Cosmopolitan, Sacramento News and Review, International Travel News, The Times of India, The Sacramento Bee, American Society of Journalists and Authors Magazine, Independent (Independent Book Publishers Association), Seventeen, and other media. She attends the Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop (literary nonfiction, hybrid) each summer. Kim is an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. She likes helping fellow writers turn memories into enduring stories in her Memories and Memoir Seminar offered through the Renaissance Society. She has been a featured reader at Writers on Air. Currently she is at work on a book for the History Press (2020) on Sacramento motorcycle heritage. CWC Branch president since 1996 and First V.P./Programs and Secretary before that, Kim served on the management team of the 2019 CWC Lit Review magazine. In the 1980’s she founded and published a monthly writers’ newsletter that earned mention in Publishers Weekly. She belongs to the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She likes nothing better than encouraging writers to pursue their dream and urges them to be persistent, never giving up even as they fine-tune their craft.