Kim Wright

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Kim Wright is the author of Love in Mid Air, The Unexpected Waltz, and The Canterbury Sisters. A two-time winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, she has been writing about travel, food, and wine for more than twenty years for magazines such as Wine Spectator, Self, Travel & Leisure, and Vogue. She also ballroom dances competitively. Kim lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photograph by Alan Jenkins

Books by this Author

Last Ride to Graceland
The Canterbury Sisters
The Unexpected Waltz

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Leap and the net will appear.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Getting divorced when my kids were still so young.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being in the moment,,,total surrender....which is exactly the way I feel when I waltz.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Probably my friend Marybeth.  She has six kids and six novels and she always seems relaxed.  In fact, I've never seen her rush.  It's freaky.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, compassion, loyalty

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