Kim Coleman Foote grew up in New Jersey and now calls Brooklyn home. She is the recipient of several writing fellowships, including from the NEA, NYFA, Center for Fiction, and Illinois Arts Council. Recent fellowship residencies include MacDowell, the Anderson Center, and Hambidge. Her fiction, essays, and experimental prose have appeared in Green Mountains Review, Prairie Schooner, The Missouri Review, Black Renaissance Noire, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a story collection fictionalizing her family's experience of the Great Migration in the South and New Jersey, and a novel about Ghana and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. She received an MFA in creative writing from Chicago State University.