Events

Upcoming Events

May 2018

Literary Hill Book Fest
11:00 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Eastern Market, North Hall

Kim will be signing her poetry books in the Poet’s Corner, along with several other poets who live or work on Capital Hill. This annual festival features over 40 individual authors, plus more than a dozen book sellers, libraries, publishers, and other exhibitors. Followed by a poetry reading and open mic across the street at Tunnicliff’s Tavern, beginning at 3:00 pm. Free admission.

Gaithersburg Book Festival
10:15 am - 11:00 am on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Gaithersburg Book Festival

The first public event for Kim’s newest book! Come help celebrate! Kim is a featured author of this year’s festival, on a morning panel called “Exploring Our Region” with Rachel Cooper, moderated by Carrie Callaghan, and signing copies of A Literary Guide to Washington, DC. This day-long festival features a great line-up of authors, including Susan Coll, Gary Krist, Kateema Lee, Alice McDermott, Richard Peabody, Leslie Pietrzyk, Jon Pineda. Free admission and free parking.

Jun 2018

DiVerse Gaithersburg Series
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Gaithersburg Library

Kim reads poetry along with Camisha Jones, Eve Burton, and Clarence Williams. Hosted by Lucinda Marshall. Free admission.

Busboys & Poets
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Busboys & Poets

Kim shows slides and talks about her book, A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston. Free admission.

Politics & Prose
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Politics & Prose Books

Kim shows slides and talks about her book, A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston. Free admission.

Jul 2018

Women's National Democratic Club
11:30 am - 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Woman’s National Democratic Club

Kim gives a presentation on her book, A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, followed by Q&A and a book signing. The event begins with cocktails at 11:30, luncheon at 12:15, then the presentation and discussion. $30 fee includes lunch ($25 for Club members). Pre-registration required.

Sep 2018

DC Public Library
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Georgetown Neighborhood Library

Kim show slides and discusses her book A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston in the Peabody Room. Free admission.

Teaching

Kim continues to teach a Memoir Workshop at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD. There are no openings for new members at this time.

Other Events

From January through March 2018, Kim co-taught “Shakespeare’s Sisters” with Teri Cross Davis, a seminar for high school students at the Folger Shakespeare Library. In 2018, she served as a judge for the annual Scholastic Writing Awards for the State of Delaware, was a visiting writer at the Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University, and a guest teacher at the DC campus of Notre Dame University.

Kim has been awarded a month-long fellowship at Art OMI, an artist colony in Ghent, NY, in October 2018.

Kim is available for presentations, readings, and literary walking tours. If you’d like to book her for your school, book club, alumni group, non-profit organization or other group, please drop her a note (see contact page on this web site)!