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Susan Kim


Four-time Emmy nominee Susan Kim has written for more than three dozen TV series, including THE OCTONAUTS,  WONDER PETS!, ARTHUR, JUNGLE JUNCTION, OSWALD THE OCTOPUS, COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG, and SPEED RACER. Her international credits include POCOYO and JELLY JAMM (Spain), CLOUD BREAD (Korea), FIX and FOXI and THE PEPPERCOMS (UK), and SUNSHINE KATHY (Norway). She has also recently story edited the new Sprout/NBC Universal series ASTROBLAST!  Her work has earned five Writers Guild award nominations to date.

Susan has also written two graphic novels with her husband, Laurence Klavan: CITY OF SPIES (artwork by Pascal Dizin) and BRAIN CAMP (artwork by Faith Erin Hicks). Both were published by First Second Books, earning awards from the American Library Association, Junior Library Guild, Scripps Howard News Service, and others. 

She has written and produced documentaries for PBS, National Geographic, HBO, and AMC, and won the Writers Guild of America award for the PBS documentary Paving the Way. With Klavan, she is currently writing a 3-part young adult fiction series for HarperCollins called Wasteland.

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