Kim Nelson is a writer, storyteller, Bloody Mary enthusiast, and hugger of animals. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2002 with a degree in theatre, and studied writing, solo performance, and improvisation. She also studied comedy writing at The Second City Training Center, produced several shows at Donny's Skybox at Second City, and has appeared at Chicago Sketchfest. She regularly performs as a storyteller and live lit reader.

Kim finds inspiration in music, pop culture, ghost stories, road trips, comic book superheroes, ancient mythology, wild animals, woodland creatures, and karaoke bars.