Kim Cross is an award-winning feature writer and editor-at-large at Southern Living. She has worked as a news reporter for the New Orleans Times-Picayune and a feature writer for the Tampa Bay Times (then the St. Petersburg Times). She has been on staff at Southern Living and Cooking Light since 2003. Kim’s work has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of American Travel Writers, and the Media Industry Newsletter.
Her first book, What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South’s Tornado Alley (Atria/Simon & Schuster March 2015), which was a selection of Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program.