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Kim van Alkemade

Biography

Kim van Alkemade

Kim van Alkemade is the author of the historical novels ORPHAN #8 and BACHELOR GIRL. Her creative nonfiction essays have appeared in literary journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, CutBank and So To Speak. Born in New York City, she earned a BA in English and history from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and an MA and PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a Professor in the English Department at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches writing.

Kim van Alkemade

Books by Kim van Alkemade

by Kim van Alkemade - Fiction, Historical Fiction

A stunning debut novel in the vein of Sarah Waters’ historical fiction and inspired by true events, ORPHAN #8 tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage.