Stories by Kim Brooks

Kim Brooks' novel, "The Houseguest," is forthcoming from Counterpoint Press, 2016. Her website is You can follow her on Twitter @KA_Brooks.   subscribe to Kim Brooks's feed

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Authors Kim Brooks and Ethan Canin on writing, unhappiness and why it's a terrible time to be a kid—and a parent.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: Salon

Busting mothers who leave their kids in the car for a few minutes is a new, scary kind of moral vigilantism.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: Salon

I made a split-second decision to run into the store. I had no idea it would consume the next years of my life.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: Salon

It seemed like the only way to find peace in my body. In a new era of curvy acceptance, I wonder: Was I right?