Kimberly Gordon Biddle

Author, Educator
PAL Member


Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle was raised in a small village in Illinois by a single parent in poverty. She currently lives in a suburb in California. Her nose was always in a book as a child. She began writing fiction some time ago, but her first book was published in 2017. She mostly writes picture books, but is venturing into middle grade novels. She writes realistic, contemporary fiction. She taught college students for 28 years. She received career awards from her alma maters University of Redlands and Stanford University. Her first fiction book, LaDonna Plays Hoops, was a finalist in the 2019 American Fiction Awards. Her second fiction book, LaDonna’s Easter in Paris, was released in 2020. Her third one, Darlene’s Double Dutch Dreams, was released in 2021. Both her second and third books won Purple Dragonfly awards. She has benefitted tremendously from being a member of SCBWI. She is happy to volunteer for an organization that has given her so much. She is a wife and mother of one son. She has a pet cat named pumpkin.  


Darlene's Double Dutch Dreams

LaDonna's Easter in Paris

LaDonna Plays Hoops

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