kim coleman foote
 ... writer ...

. . . writer . . .

writing samples online

fiction  .

◊  Yellow Brick Secrets (page 9) - novel excerpt

◊  Leaving Edina - novel excerpt


memoir/essays  .

◊  Waiting  (page 35) - memoir excerpt
◊  Welcome Home  - memoir excerpt
◊  A Question of Tradition  - memoir excerpt


interviews  .

◊  Interview, School for International Training, 2016

◊  Interview of writer Bridgett M. Davis, Mosaic Magazine, 2014

◊  NEA Art Talk with Fellow Kim Coleman Foote, 2014

◊  You Enter Into a Relationship with Your Novel, People Who Write blog, 2013

all  publications

fiction  .

◊  "How to Kill Gra' Coleman and Live to Tell About It (Vauxhall, NJ, c. 1949)," The Missouri Review, forthcoming 2017

       *awarded a 2015 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship

◊  "Drought," FLAPPERHOUSE, 2017

◊  "Reign," Obsidian, 2015

◊  "Leaving Edina," Kweli, 2014

◊  "Yellow Brick Secrets," Tidal Basin Review, 2010
       *awarded a 2014 NEA Literature Fellowship & 2010 Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize & Pushcart Prize nomination

◊  "Forest Blood," Obsidian, 2009

◊  "Woman Blood," Women. Period. (Spinsters Ink), 2008
◊  "The Pose," Just Like a Girl (GirlChild Press), 2008


memoir/essays  .

◊  "The Slave Route," The Places We've Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35, 2013
◊  "360 Degrees to Africa," Baobab South African Journal of New Writing, 2010

◊  "Stranger in Elmina," The Literary Review, Winter 2009
       *awarded a 2008 PALF Africana Creative Nonfiction Award
◊  "The Joke," Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, 2008

◊  "Oburonyi No More" (reprint), One World, Many Cultures, 7th Edition (Longman), 2008

◊  "Detour on Nzu," Potomac Review, Issue 44, 2008
◊  "Surprise at the Castle" and "Ghana Sabor!" Black Renaissance Noire, Volume 8, Issue 2/3, 2008

◊  "Waiting," WorldView, Spring 2008
◊  "New Christmas," Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2007
◊  "Welcome Home," Babel Fruit, 2007
       *awarded a 2008 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship
◊  "A Question of Tradition," Transitionsabroad.com, 2007
◊  "Oburonyi No More," Homelands: Women's Journeys Across Race, Place, and Time (Seal Press), 2006
◊  "Obruni," Museum of the African Diaspora's online Story Project, 2005
◊  "Akwaaba," Black Arts Quarterly, Winter 2005
◊  "Home Away From Home," Black Culture Centers: Politics of Survival and Identity (Third World Press), 2005


prose poetry .

◊  "Waking Dream," Black Mermaids: In Vision and Verse, catalog for City Gallery at Waterfront Park exhibition, Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folklore, 2012
◊  "Lost Kin" and "Waking Dream," Black Renaissance Noire, Volume 12, Issue 2/3, 2011


interviews .  .  .

◊  Interview of writer Bridgett M. Davis, Mosaic Magazine, 2014

◊  Brainstorming with Kim Coleman Foote, Nicolaus Writing blog, 2014

◊  NEA Art Talk with Fellow Kim Coleman Foote, 2014

◊  You Enter Into a Relationship with Your Novel, People Who Write blog, 2013

◊  Interview of writer Tiphanie Yanique, Mosaic Magazine, Summer 2011