Contemporary Women's Fiction, Romantic Comedy

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Kim Hruba

Kim Hruba is a novelist and writing coach through her business, Red Shoes Writing Solutions. She has a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Minnesota and certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from Hamline University. Her international experience includes studying in Belgium and the Netherlands and teaching at a Berlitz Language School in the Czech Republic. After returning to Minnesota, she volunteered for several years with an international student exchange program and founded Girls Lead, a girls’ leadership program in northern Minnesota. Outside of writing, her other endeavors include motivational speaking and teaching workshops on writing and publishing. Hruba is a member of the Star of the North and Keystone Speakers Toastmasters clubs and was the 2017 Toastmasters International District 64 Tall Tales champion. She was a 2010 and 2017 recipient of a McKnight Foundation fellowship. She resides in Warroad, Minnesota and balances her writing life raising five children with her Czech husband.

Recent & Notable Works



Elevator Girl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2014)

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