Latest book deal
#Prettyboy Must Die, pitched as KINGSMEN: THE SECRET SERVICE meets DIE HARD, in which a young, African-American CIA prodigy accidentally becomes an internet sensation (a la #Alexfromtarget and #DamnDaniel) thereby blowing his cover to old and new enemies, to Bess Coby at Tor Teen, for publication Spring 2017, by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (World rights). --Publisher's Marketplace, March 2016
Starred Kirkus Review for PERFECT LIARS!
"Reid presents an introspective, morally complex protagonist in Drea as well as an effortlessly diverse supporting cast. Gripping, suspenseful, and refreshingly diverse."
Latest rights deal
Kim Reid's memoir NO PLACE SAFE, a look at how her childhood was shaped by the search for a serial killer and her cop mother's involvement in the Atlanta Missing and Murdered Children Investigation (which captured the nation's attention and ended with the 1982 conviction of Wayne Williams), to Oscar-winning producer John Ridley (12 Years A Slave) and Michael McDonald for ABC Signature Studios, by Kristin Nelson of Nelson Literary Agency with Wayne Alexander of Alexander, Lawrence, Frumes & Labowitz. --Publisher's Marketplace, August 2015
American Library Association Annual Conference, June 2016 in Orlando, Florida (details coming soon)
Previous appearances have included Virginia Festival of the Book, Pikes Peak Writers Conference, Regis University MFA Writing Program, Lighthouse Writers LitFest, Colorado Teen Literature Conference, school and library presentations, and an interview on National Public Radio.