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.


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 31 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…

Upcoming Events

  • A Splendid Wake
    George Washington University, Gelman Library, 7th floor, Washington, DC
  • Kensington Row Bookshop
    Kensington Row Bookshop, Kensington, MD
  • Cafe Muse
    Friendship Heights Village Center, Chevy Chase, MD

New Book

southpoleTo the South Pole

Due out in early 2015 from Broadkill River Press: a series of connected blank verse sonnets in the voice of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott.

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Full Moon on K Street teems with poets who’ve distilled the region’s lifeblood into verse over the past 50 years.

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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