- 2014 Guest Author for Cantilevers: Journal of the Arts
- 2013 Grand Prize Winner of Origami Zoo Press's Tweet-Sized Fairy Tale Contest
- 2013 Winner of Figment.com's "Find Your Inner Strength: The Sweetest Dark Flash" contest for "Here Is a Heart"
- 2013 Winner of Figment.com's "Time Between Us" contest for "Afternoon at Noodledom Palace"
- 2012 Winner of Figment.com's "Probability of Miracles" contest for "Skeleton Friend"
- 2011 Winner of Figment.com's "Let Them Eat Figs" contest for "The Princess & Her Shadow"
- 2011 Winner of Figment.com's "Serial Contest" for Flour House
- 2011 Runner Up of Figment.com's "New Years" contest for "Disappear"
- 2010 Wesley Ryals Award in Fiction
- 2009 Student Writing Award in Fiction
- 2007 First Place in Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Award
- 2007 Runner Up in TOKYOPOP's Alex Unlimited Contest
- March 2016. "Talking about Success, Love, and Whimsy with Kimberly Karalius" by Margaryta Golovchenko from the University of Toronto's genre journal, The Spectatorial.
- November 2015. "Kimberly Karalius: Swoon Reads Author" by Zoie from Zoie's Bookshelf.
- October 2015. "Festival of Reading: Local YA authors on writing, Twitter as virtual 'employee lounge'" by Sharon Kennedy Wynne published in the Tampa Bay Times.
- October 2015. "Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading - Kimberly Karalius and Phillippe Diederich" aired on WUF 89.7, University Beat.
- April 2015. "It's a Small World After All: Kim and Karole's Meet-Cute" at the Swoon Says blog.
- April 2015. "Dazzling Debuts 2015: LOVE FORTUNES & OTHER DISASTERS By Kimberly Karalius (Interview + Giveaway)" by Kyla from Book Buddies PH.
- January 2015. "Episode 46: A Swoon Reads Author" podcast by Jane from Doing It By the Book.
- February 2014. "Fav Five Friday #1 + Blogger of the Week" by Namie of Good Morning Lovely.
- November 2013. "Quick Five with Kimberly Karalius" by Tania Lasenburg of Motifink.
- February 2013. "Our Writers: Kimberly Karalius" by White Ash Literary Magazine.
- October 2011. "The Friday Fig: Kimberly Karalius" by Anande Sjoden on her blog, Honey and Snow.
- July 2011. "The Magical (Serialized) Imagination of Kimberly Karalius" by LiAnn Yim on her blog (aka the amazing Linna Lee on Figment).
*header photo by Regina Rached