Kim Spencer graduated from the Writers Studio at Simon Fraser University, where she focused on creative nonfiction.

Kim’s BC Bestselling debut novel, Weird Rules to Follow, received a Kirkus Starred Review, was named a USBBY 2023 Outstanding International Book, and a Bank Street College of Education Children’s Book Committee Best Children’s Books of the Year. It won the IODE Violet Downey Book Award, the Jean Little First Novel Award, the Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction Award, the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award.

Kim is from the Gitxaala Nation in northwest BC and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kim is represented by Amy Tompkins.

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