Kim Piddington Biography
Kim Piddington was an educator of middle grade children for twenty years. She is the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Missouri Chapter of SCBWI, an international organization for writers & illustrators of children’s literature, currently serves as the Co-Director for Youth Programs at the Ozark Writing Project, and also is on the board for the Missouri Center for the Book. Her novel Momma Don't Own a Machine Gun won first place in the Pike's Peak Writer's Fiction Contest, Children’s Category under the title The Summer of 1925. She is a member of ALAN and several local writing groups, The Springfield Writers’ Guild, The Ozark Romance Authors, and The Ozark Writers League. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, riding her horses, baking, and traveling.