The Ashes of August
By Kim BarnesFrom the Summer 2000 Issue
Kim Barnes is a recipient of the PEN/Jerard Award in nonfiction for her first memoir, In the Wilderness. She also authored a second memoir and three novels. Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including the New York Times, WSJ Online, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, Oprah, Good Housekeeping, Fourth Genre, and the Pushcart Prize anthology.