Graci Kim

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Asia Media Centre Editorial Advisory Group member

Graci Kim is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of The Last Fallen Star, The Last Fallen Moon, and The Last Fallen Realm. Called a “sparkling yarn” by Entertainment Weekly and featured in TIME Magazine for Kids, the Korean mythology-inspired trilogy has been optioned by the Disney Channel for a live-action television series, and is being translated into multiple languages. In 2022, Graci was awarded the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best New Talent.

Graci is also a former Kiwi diplomat. She worked on New Zealand's trade and economic issues for over ten years at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included rotations in APEC and trade negotiations, as well as postings in Taipei and Beijing. She is a member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation's Leadership Network. 

Graci now lives in Auckland with her husband and daughter. You can find her sometimes on Twitter (@gracikim), more often on Instagram (@gracikimwrites), and always on her website (