PUBLIC READINGS and SPECIAL EVENTS Saturday, February 1 at 5:00 pm
20th Anniversary of It's Your Mug
Kim participates in a panel discussion on DC's first spoken word venue,
and its continuing influence. Followed by a reading by Toni
Asante Lightfoot and other poets. African American Civil War Museum, 1925 Vermont Ave. NW, Historic U Street neighborhood, DC. Free admission.
March 27 - 30, 2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival
Kim participates in two presentations. She is part of a
three-person Roundtable, "Claiming History: Writing Cliophrastic Poems"
with Marilyn Nelson and Dan Vera, and on the panel "Silence as an Agent
for Change" with Terése Halscheid and Donna Baier Stein, moderated by
Locations in DC to be announced. $75 festival fee.
Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Sunday Kind of Love
Kim reads from The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry along with other contributors and co-editor Deborah Ager.
Sponsored by Split This Rock. Busboys & Poets, 14th & V Streets NW, historic U Street neighborhood, DC. $5 admission.
TEACHING and LITERARY WALKING TOURS Kim
continues to teach her ongoing Memoir Class at Cedar Lane Unitarian
Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD. There are no openings for
new members at this time.
From January 8 through March 19, Kim will co-teach "Shakespeare's Sisters" at the Folger Shakespeare Library
with Teri Cross Davis, a class for gifted high school students from
across the region. The class will meet every Wednesday from 4:00
to 6:00 pm and will examine British and American women poets from
Elizabeth I through contemporary authors. Students will hone
their critical thinking skills, and use the poems as models for their
own original poetry. The class is free, but admission is
Kim will lead two literary walking tours this April, on successive Saturday mornings, hosted by the Cedar Lane UUC Continuing Adult Education Programs.
Participants can sign up for one or both. On April 5 (10:30 to
Noon), she will lead a "Harlem Renaissance in DC" tour of the historic
U Street neighborhood. On April 12 (10:00 to Noon), she will lead
a "Walt Whitman and Civil War Washington" tour of downtown DC.
Admission is $20 for a single tour or $35 for both, and open to all