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Kimi Cunningham Grant


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. . . reminiscent of the best Appalachian writers . . . Grant wields her sense of place like an extra character.


An intense and engaging portrait of characters driven by—and bound by—the secrets of their pasts . . . an absorbing mystery as well as a gracefully layered story of death and loss in a small town.

Allen Eskens, USA Today bestselling author of The Life We Bury

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.

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The Midtown Scholar



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 ReviewShe studied English at Bucknell University and Messiah College. She lives, writes, and teaches in Pennsylvania.



Sunday, January 27th 3:00 p.m.
@ the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, Bellefonte, PA
Sunday, March 24th, 4:00 p.m. @
Webster's Bookstore Cafe, State College, PA
Tuesday, February 19th, 7:00 p.m. with the AAUW
@ Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
Sunday, May 5th, 1:00 p.m. @
Barnes and Noble, State College, PA
Saturday, March 16th, 5:00 p.m. with Sarah St. Vincent
@ the Midtown Scholar, Harrisburg, PA
Tuesday, September 8th, 4:00 p.m. @ Messiah College
Tuesday, March 19th, 12:00 p.m. @
Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

Photo by Ann Bickel


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