Kim Turrisi

Kim Turrisi is a YA writer who is currently working on several projects. Her newest is Just a Normal Tuesday.

Kim has been the Director of Special Projects at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators SCBWI for fifteen years, the perfect job for an avid reader of young adult literature. Turrisi has garnered several awards as Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for VENICE the series including a Daytime Emmy and a Los Angeles Film Festival Outstanding Drama Achievement award.

She wrote for ABC Family’s webisode series, Pretty Dirty Secrets, an internet companion piece to smash hit Pretty Little Liars. She’s also written a short film starring New York City for British Airways in addition to serving as a story consultant for ten episodes of a comedy series on RAI in Italy. Turrisi is a member of the WGA.

Born in Hawaii, she credits love of travel to her life as an Air Force brat moving every two years. When she isn’t writing, she can be found obsessing over her dogs, Riley and Rocco. Follow her on Twitter @kimmyt22