Kim Farrar is a poet and essayist. Her second chapbook The Brief Clear was recently published by Finishing Line Press. Her chapbook,The Familiar, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. Her work can also be found in Alaska Quarterly Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, Rhino, and Salamander. She has been nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize and received a third place 2010 Allen Ginsberg award. Kim studies poetry at The Writers Studio with Lisa Bellamy. She teaches at LaGuardia Community College and lives in Astoria, Queens.