Upcoming Events

Mar 2017

Ahh, Coffee
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Ahh, Coffee

Kim reads from The Scientific Method, followed by open mic. Hosted by Pam Winters. Free admission.

Iota Poetry Series
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Iota Club and Cafe

Kim reads with Karren LaLonde Alenier. Hosted by Miles David Moore, followed by open mic. Free admission.

Northern Virginia Community College
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus, Ernst Cultural Center

Kim is the keynote speaker at the launch of Volume 31 of the Northern Virginia Review. Hosted by Ruth Stewart. Free admission.

Apr 2017

9:00 am - 9:30 am on Thursday, April 13, 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.

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.

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.


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.

From January through March 2017, Kim will co-teach “Shakespeare’s Sisters” with Teri Ellen Cross Davis, a seminar for regional students in grades 10-12 that covers British and American women poets from the mid-sixteenth century to the present. The class takes place every Wednesday afternoon at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Other Events

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

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)!