Sept 2019 - First foreign rights for THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK have sold to Harper Collins Canada.


Coming May 7 2019

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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of hope and heartbreak, raw courage and strength splintered with poverty and oppression, and one woman's chances beyond the darkly hollows.

Inspired by the true and historical blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service,The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek showcases an atmospheric, fascinating, and important footnote of Kentucky history that should be prized and preserved.


NPR Kentucky - WFPL Radio News Broadcast- “A great piece of work.”

WFPL Interview: Kim Michele Richardson

Louisville native Kim Michele Richardson’s novels give readers a taste of life in Kentucky during the 1960’s and 70’s. Richardson spoke with WFPL’s Bill Burton about her new novel, “GodPretty in the Tobacco Field".


THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY earned an OKRA PICK award, and SIBA's 2018 selection for TRIO. Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.



GODPRETTY IN THE TOBACCO FIELD-long listed for the SIBA 2017 Southern Book Prize