Kimball, Michael (1949 - )

Genre: General Fiction

Kimball, who grew up in Auburn, Mass., moved to Maine in the early 1970s and lives in Cape Neddick. He has worked as a stevedore, milk deliverer, elementary school music teacher, and rock musician before Stephen King helped him get his first novel, Firewater Pond, published in 1995.

He teaches at the summer Stonecoast Writers' Conference in Maine.

Selected Bibliography


  • Firewater Pond (1985)
  • Undone (1996)
  • Mouth to Mouth (2000)
  • Green Girls (2002)


  • Best Enemies, staged in Portsmouth, NH, Oct. 2006
  • Santa Come Home, in Grand Junction, Colorado, Nov. 2006
  • The Secret to Comedy, in Portland and York, ME, summer 2007, and Portsmouth, NH in fall 2007
  • Ghosts of Ocean House, nominated for a 2007 Edgar Award for Best Play, premiered in May 2006 in Portsmouth, NH.

Selected Resources