Upcoming Events

Apr 2017

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Artomatic

Kim participates in a group poetry reading, sponsored by Redux Literary Journal and District Lit. The other featured readers are: Katherine E. Young, CL Bledsoe, Marlena Chertock, J.D. Smith, and Meg Eden. The evening starts with cocktails at 6:30, the featured reading at 7:00, and an open mic at 9:00 pm. Books by participating authors will be available for a signing. Hosted by Leslie Pietrzyk and Diana Smith Bolton. Free admission.

May 2017

Literary Hill BookFest
11:00 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Eastern Market, North Hall

The 2017 Literary Hill BookFest features a big book fair, plus readings and family events. Kim will be signing books at the Poetry Table, along with Hayes Davis, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, and other local poets. Free admission.

9:00 am - 9:30 am on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at

Kim is interviewed live for “On the Margin.” (This radio show will also be available online at a later date in the WPFW archive.) Listeners in the greater Washington, DC region can tune in to 89.3 FM.

Jul 2017

Sunday Kind of Love
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Busboys & Poets

Kim reads from The Scientific Method and Remica L. Bingham-Risher reads from Starlight & Error. Followed by open mic. Sponsored by Split This Rock. $5 admission.

Aug 2017

Reston Reading Series
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Reston Used Book Shop

Kim reads from The Scientific Method in a split bill with another poet TBA. Hosted by Meredith Reynolds. Free admission.


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

Kim will have two Artist Residencies in 2017, at the Unexpected Stage Company Artists Retreat in Bumpass, VA in April, and Luna Parc Foundation in Montague Township, NJ in August.

Kim served as a Poetry Out Loud judge at Banneker High School, a DC Public School, in February, and guest taught for the DC campus of Notre Dame University in March. Kim will lead a Harlem Renaissance in Washington walking tour for students from the Catholic University of America in April, and give a reading and discussion for a private Poetry Salon group at the Arts Club of Washington in June.

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 group or other group, please drop her a note (see contact page on this web site)!