Kimi Cunningham Grant
". . . reminiscent of the best Appalachian writers . . . Grant wields her sense of place like an extra character."
“Gorgeously written, taut and compelling.”
bestselling author of The Hush
"Kimi Cunningham Grant... uses marvelous economy to play out this small-town thriller, which is ingeniously plotted to the end; mystery lovers accustomed to a few final pages of languid wrap-up can forget it."
“An exceptional novel, filled with vivid prose and surprising revelations of character.”
“A beautifully rendered tale of guilt and grace.”
bestselling author of Serena
bestselling author of
The Weight of Blood
“Elegiac yet hopeful, raw but beautiful, and simmering with suspense, These Silent Woods is observant to the core.”
author of Burying the Honeysuckle Girls
Kimi Cunningham Grant is the author of three books. Silver Like Dust is a memoir chronicling her Japanese-American grandparents and their internment during World War II. Her second book, Fallen Mountains, is a literary mystery set in a small town in Pennsylvania, where fracking has just begun. These Silent Woods, her third book, will hit shelves in October, 2021. Kimi is a two-time winner of a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Prize in Poetry and a recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in creative nonfiction. Her poems and essays have appeared in Literary Mama, RATTLE, Poet Lore, and Whitefish Review. She studied English at Bucknell University and Messiah College. She lives, writes, and teaches in Pennsylvania.