About Kim Stinson

Kim Stinson is the North Carolina Regional Representative of The Dramatists Guild of America. She holds an MFA in playwriting from Spalding University, an MA in theatre from Miami University, and a BFA in technical theatre from UNC School of the Arts. Stinson’s plays, "Courageous Paths," "Appalachian Geisha, and “Santa Lost His GPS,” have received productions. Two of her short plays placed in the Appalachian Writers Association Josefina Niggli Award for Playwriting. Stinson also received a grant from the United Arts Council of Catawba County to write a play about Catawba County women. Stinson’s monologue, “Dance it Out,” appears in the monologue anthology, interJACtions: Monologues at the Heart of Human Nature. “Post Partum Blue,” a one-act play, was published in The Louisville Review (TLR) in the spring 2008 issue. More recently, in November 2015, her short play, “Plasticity” was published in the TLR. Her most recent scholarly work was a chapter in Polio, Pitchforks and Perseverance which is a collaboration of authors from different disciplines looking at the “Miracle of Hickory” during the polio epidemic of 1944.