About Kim Chernin
Kim Chernin, Ph.D. has won acclaim for her numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including The Obsession, In My Mother’s House (Nominated for Chronicle Critics Award and Chosen as Alice Walker’s Favorite Book of the Year in 1983 New York Times), The Flame Bearers (1986 New York Times Notable Book) and National Best Seller The Hungry Self.
She has appeared on Phil Donahue, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose Show and The Today Show. She was included in two documentary films widely viewed on PBS: If Women Ruled the World: A Washington Dinner Party, July 1999, produced by Richard Karz, andRemembering the Goddess, Canadian Film Board. She has been featured on dozens of radio stations across the U.S., including NPR, KQED Forum and Larry King Radio. Her articles have appeared in New York Times Magazine, Focus Magazine and Tikkun, and her work has been featured in New York Times Book Review, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle,Washington Post, LA Times, Newsday and more.
A recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts in Fiction.
Her work is being collected by the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe.
Kim lives in Northern California with her life companion, Renate Stendhal.
There are Five Manuscripts I haven’t yet wanted to publish.
They are available in my archive at the Schlesinger Library at Radcliff.