Updated: Feb 24
Kim Wilkins is an Australian writer of popular fiction based in Brisbane, Queensland.
She was born in London and grew up in Redcliffe in the 1970s and 80s.
Kim is the author of more than twenty-five mass-market novels, including her debut horror novel, The Infernal (1997), which won Aurealis Awards for both horror and fantasy. She has been published in twenty languages. She also writes general women's fiction as Kimberley Freeman.
Professor Kim Wilkins was educated at the University of Queensland. She has a first class honours degree in literature (1998), an MA (2000) and a PhD (2006). She was awarded the University Medal for academic achievement in 1998 and is currently an Associate Professor there in writing and publishing studies.
Kim Wilkins is listed on the wall of the Redcliffe Wall of Fame:
A collection of portrait and information honouring the achievements of individuals who have influenced and shaped Redcliffe. The collection is in the Jetty Arcade at 139-141 Redcliffe Parade.
For a complete list of people who appear on the wall click on the following blog post: