Kim Roberts

An award-winning poet, literary historian, and editor residing in Washington, DC. Author of four books of poems. Editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly and co-editor of the Delaware Poetry Review and the web exhibit DC Writers' Homes.

Poet. Editor. Literary Historian.

Publications

Roberts is the author of four books of poems, and editor of the anthology Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC. Poems of hers are featured in over 30 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 moreā€¦

Upcoming Events

  • Upshur Books
    Upshur Street Books, Washington, DC
    08/16/2015
  • Cafe Muse
    Friendship Heights Village Center, Chevy Chase, MD
    09/03/2015
  • Ragged Edge
    Ragged Edge Coffee House, Gettysburg, PA
    09/04/2015

New Book

Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 8.46.09 AMFortune’s Favor: Scott in Antarctica

Released in April 2015 from Poetry Mutual: a series of connected blank verse sonnets in the voice of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott.

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Roberts's work calls to mind Whitman's 'Song of Myself' in its expansive celebration of life in all its physicality. That Roberts infuses her work with humor makes it all the more engaging.


Beltway Poetry Quarterly

Beltway Poetry logoKim 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.

DC Writers’ Homes

bar-logoKim 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.

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