Kimberly Scott continues her literary exploration of explosive social issues in On the Bus, a novel set amid the anguish and tumult of the forced busing era in Boston. Ms. Scott, an expert on Boston's forced busing, spent the better part of two years researching the history of the period and conducting interviews with people who experienced it firsthand.
Ms. Scott's first novel, the critically acclaimed Papaya Myths, was ranked among the "Best Books of 2000" on the SF Site and was a popular selection for reading group discussions.
In addition to her writing, Ms. Scott conducts numerous writing seminars and workshops throughout the New England area.
Ms. Scott is a graduate of Colgate University, where she studied creative writing before beginning a career in the publishing industry in New York City. In the late 1980s she moved to Boston and launched her own consulting firm. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, novelist David S. Brody, and their two daughters.