Kim Williams Justesen has been a writer almost her entire life. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has taught creative writing for a number of years at Lifelong Learning as well as having been a college English teacher for eight years. She has had seven books published for children and adults, both fiction and nonfiction, and over a dozen short stories in various anthologies. She has written contemporary young adult fiction, humorous middle-grade fiction, and adult horror stories.

What Students are Saying:

"The exercises were fun to do, and Kim has a lot of knowledge about the writing process, and about working as a writer. She was friendly, engaging, and made the class a fun and safe place to be. It was a great way to spend my Saturday morning." -Jeffrey S.

"The teacher was very personable and made us feel comfortable. There was a lot of great information and encouragement to put ourselves out there. I really enjoyed this class." -Jennifer S.

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program
I Want to Write; Where Do I Start? Summer 6/01/24 Lifelong Learning
Releasing the Soul: A Poetry Expression Course Spring, Summer Multiple Lifelong Learning

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS has previously taught:

  • Beyond Dialog
  • Creating Believable People
  • Unfolding Your Story
  • Creative Writing II
  • Read Like a Writer