Kim is an editor and writer with experience in producing articles, essays, fiction, reviews and audio performances. She has edited and written for various magazines, newsletters and journals.  She works creatively with electronic media such as podcasting and blogging.

Currently, she is the editor of American Circus Educators magazine, as well as an editor for Third Coast Review, and a former staff writer for Gapers Block, where she writes about arts and culture with a focus on circus and theater.

Contact her at kimATkimzynDOTcom.


Recent Work

Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par- Review of Montreal Completement Cirque Festival 2015

Vive La Difference

Circus Promoters Professional Development Blog

Inside Ephemeral Architectures with Gandini Juggling

Viva Circus in Vegas! Marketing Yourself in a Big Town

Telling Stories with Body & Buildings; A Circus Tour of Melbourne with Emma Serjeant

Festivals & Residencies—How, Why & Where to Get Your Work Out There

Its Big in Japan—an Interview with Impresario Mikio Oshima on the Changing Face of Circus in Japan

Sign on the Dotted Line—the Importance of Contracts in Circus and How to Understand Them

Secrets of a Circus Casting Director-an Interview with Krista Monson

Free Yourself—Living as an Independent Circus Artist

Circus Diaries

‘Opèra Pour Sèche-Cheveux’, by Blizzard Concept

‘Transit’, by Flip FabriQue

No Man’s Land by Collectif and Then…

Circus Talk Feature Article

Silent Clown Unplugged:A Sneak Peek at Barry Lubin’s Memoirs

Other circus interviews & reviews

Interview with Cirque du Soleil’s Director Michel Laprise

Interview with Circa Director Yaron Lifschitz

Marnie & Phil: A Circus Love Letter Melds Circus with Theater

Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk Lands in Chicago

Stacey Comes Home: We Interview an Artist from Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk

Heels Over Head—a Physical Variety Show & a Refreshing Spectacle

Four Ways to Prep for Physical Festival

Cirque Italia Blends Old World Charm with High Tech Glitz

Physical Fest-Interview with the Creators

Cirque de la Symphonie

Interview with Jim Lasko of Redmoon on Great Chicago Fire Festival

Acrobatica Infiniti Nerd Circus; Interview with Director Tana Karo

Talking with Koji Kraft of Circus Xtreme

Ascend—Actors Gymnasium Circus Training Program Showcase

Circus Film Premiered in Chicago Forges Bonds Between Peoples


Spectacle Magazine Reviews

International Circus Exposure review 2016

Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival 2015

The Circus that Came to Dinner & New & Noteable Juggling Trio Debuts.

Spectacle Magazine Reviews– Circus reviews

Circus Now Feature Article

Walker in the Sky

White Tops-The Circus Fans Of America March/April 2015- Vol.88 No. 2-Print

Tall Takes of a Short Clown-a Book by Barry Lubin-review

Spectacle Magazine Feature Article

Finding Peace with Circus in Tough Times

Gapers Block & Third Coast Review

Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival

Windy City Circus


Acrobatica Infiniti Has Nerd Fun at Uptown Underground

UniverSoul Circus

Circuscope at the Actors Gymnasium

Peking Acrobats

Redmoon Theatre


Other writing

Render Feminisit Food & Culture Quarterly

Meat 101

Third Coast Review Stages & Food Editor

Gaper’s Block Arts & Culture


Interview with Michelle Mitchenor of Chi-Raq

Unspeakable-the Life of Richard Pryor

Tapped: A Treasonously Funny Musical

A Perfect Ganesh

Tellin’ Tales Theater Interview with Tekki Lomnicki

A Month Of…Live Lit


Antics Roadshow with Devon Myers

Chicago Magic Lounge

Badfic Love

Choreographer Winifred Haun’s Promise Will Deliver

To Relax & Laugh

LTH Forums Feature Article

Alternative Dining in Chicago

Performed storytelling at A Month OfListen to the podcast recording here.

Graze Magazine

Homestead Farming for Old Punk Rockers (PDF available upon request).




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