Kim Wozencraft is the author of the internationally best-selling novel, Rush, which was made into a feature film starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jason Patric. Her screen adaptation of her critically acclaimed novel, Notes from the Country Club, is currently in pre-production. Norman Mailer called her book, The Catch, "the best novel I've read about drug smugglers and narcs." Her latest novel, Wanted (St. Martin's Press, 2004), has been optioned by Plan B/Warner Brothers for a feature film. Jennifer Anniston and Meryl Streep are attached.
She co-edited Slam, the Book, a companion edition to the award winning 1998 film. She was executive editor at Prison Life magazine, has written for HBO Films, and her work has appeared in The Best American Essays, Texas Monthly, New York Newsday, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous literary magazines and anthologies. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University and lives in New York with her three children.