Kimberly Nguyen is the poet of I Am Made of War and flesh. She is currently working on her next work. She is Vietnamese-American and originally from Omaha, Nebraska but currently studies at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She will graduate with a BA in both English and Russian Studies. Additionally, she studied abroad at the University of Exeter, where J.K. Rowling attended college. Her first published poem appeared in an anthology when she was in the sixth grade, and I Am Made of War was her first work in print.
In addition to poetry, Kimberly is a journalist at The Miscellany News. Her articles have garnered attention in the community as a form of activism and have been a catalyst for change. She aspires to further her education through a Masters in Fine Arts and eventually teach creative writing at the college level.