Kim Mackey

About Kim Mackey
Born 9/10/51 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Parents were teachers. Spent early life in Carmel Valley, California. At age 10 moved to southern Peru where parents worked in schools run by SPCC, Southern Peru Copper Corporation. Lived a year in Ilo, Peru and a year in Toquepala. Moved in 1963 to San Tome, Venezuela for two years. In 1965 moved to Thessaloniki, Greece living there for three years and traveled around Europe and Middle East including Russia, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon. Moved to Kabul, Afghanistan for a year in 1968 before accepting appointment to West Point. Spent two years at West Point before leaving and moving to Fairbanks, Alaska. Graduated from University of Alaska in 1974 with a degree in Natural Resources Management. Worked four years on Trans Alaska Pipeline as a security guard, weather observer, secretary, plumber, pipefitter, and welder. Left Alaska in 1978 and moved to Eugene, Oregon. Various odd jobs there. Received teaching certificate from University of Oregon in 1987. Worked as a math teacher in Metlakatla, Alaska for three years.

In 1990 with wife Melodie and son Patrick moved to Valdez, Alaska and have worked at Valdez High School since that time.

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Books By Kim Mackey

Book Cover: Essen Steel

by Kim Mackey

What are The Crucibellus Manuscripts and who is Collette Dubois? Any mathematician living after the 17th century would have looked at you as though you were an idiot for asking. What did they have to do with the rise of industrial power in Europe? Read Kim's story and find out! A novel set in Eric Flint's 1632 Universe. This story was previously serialized in the Grantville Gazette....


Essen Steel
Book Cover: Medicine and Disease after the Ring of Fire

by Kim Mackey & Iver P. Cooper

In Eric Flint's words of 1632, after the Ring of Fire landed the Grantvillers in Germany, everything changed.


This collection of non fiction from the Grantville Gazette features some of our writers best work on Medicine and Disease. ...


Medicine and Disease after the Ring of Fire