Kimberly Meyer Honors Faculty

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Email: kmeyer2@uh.edu

Kimberly Meyer teaches in The Human Situation sequence for the Honors College at the University of Houston as well as courses in Creative Writing. Her essays and poetry appear in a variety of journals and magazines including The Best American Travel Writing, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, Ecotone, The Oxford American, The Georgia Review, Agni, The Southern Review, and Third Coast. An audio-documentary she produced aired on Public Radio International’s This American Life. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has been awarded a Houston Arts Alliance grant and an Inprint/Michener Fellowship in Non-Fiction, and she has received fellowships to attend the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Vermont Studio Center. Her memoir, The Book of Wanderings (forthcoming in March 2015 from Little, Brown and Company), recalls the journey she and her eldest daughter made by retracing a medieval pilgrimage route to the Holy Land and St Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai Desert in the summer after the Arab Spring. (Ph.D., University of Houston)