An award-winning poet, literary historian, and editor residing in Washington, DC. Author of five books of poems. Co-Editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly, the Delaware Poetry Review, and the web exhibit DC Writers' Homes.
Poet. Editor. Literary Historian.
Roberts is the author of five books of poems, most recently The Scientific Method (WordTech Editions, 2017), and editor of the anthology Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC. Poems of hers are featured in over 40 anthologies, and included in journals throughout the US, as well as in Israel, Canada, France, Brazil, India, and New Zealand. Individual poems of hers have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Mandarin. Learn more…
A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston
Published by the University of Virginia Press in June 2018. With contemporary photos by Dan Vera, historic photos, and maps by Nat Case.
Kim Roberts's poetry uses a passionate microscope: it brings us into sudden intimate contact with the strange neighborhoods of the body, the mind, and of the living stone of the city.
David Gewanter January 29, 2017
Kim is founding editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly, an award-winning online literary journal and resource bank that showcases the literary community in Washington, DC and the Mid-Atlantic.
Kim co-edits DC Writers’ Homes with Dan Vera, a web exhibit that documents the homes of literary authors who once lived in the greater Washington, DC region.