Upcoming Events

Mar 2024

First Fridays
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2024 at

Kim is the featured reader for this free monthly online series, sponsored by the Maryland Writers’ Association, followed by an open mic. Register to receive link.

Word Hive
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at

Kim reads from her newly-released book, Corona/Crown, and from her limited edition fan-fold broadside, Quire. Sponsored by Word Hive: A Space for Poets. Free; online. More info on this event to come!

Reston Readings
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at Reston’s Used Book Shop

Kim reads from Corona/Crown in this monthly series hosted by Nathan Leslie. With two other presenters: Richard Peabody and Pamela Murray Winters. Free admission.

Apr 2024

DC History Conference
All Day on Friday, April 5, 2024 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial DC Public Library

The annual DC History Conference includes panels, presentations, and a networking fair. Kim will present a panel, “Early DC Writers and Queer Identity,” with Dan Vera and Shay Dawson, moderated by Peter Montgomery. Date and time TBA. Free admission.

Marathon Queer Poetry Reading
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at LGBT Center

Kim participates in the marathon poetry reading at the Rainbow Book Fair. The 12th annual fair’s theme for 2024 is “Count Us In.” Free admission (suggested donation $3). More details to be announced soon!

May 2024

Gaithersburg Book Festival
All Day on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Bohrer Park

Kim reads from Corona/Crown, in a panel of authors with newly-released poetry books, that also includes Michael Gushue reading from Sympathy for the Monster, and Jessica Cuello reading from Yours, Creature. Followed by a book signing. Free admission and free parking. More details will be announced soon!

Jun 2024

DC Pride Poem-a-Day
All Day on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at

For the third year, Kim curates DC Pride Poem-a-Day with Jon Gann. Thirty LGBTQ+ poets who live in the greater Washington, DC region are featured in short videos, reading their original poems on the theme of “Tributes,” with one video released each day during the month of June. Sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Free.

DiVerse Gaithersburg
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at Casey Community Center

Kim coordinates a Pride Month poetry reading for DiVerse Gaithersburg. Readers TBA. Followed by open mic. Hosted by Kristin Kowalski Ferragut. Free admission.

The Inner Loop
7:30 am - 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Shaw’s Tavern

Kim is the featured reader in this monthly series, hosted by Rachel Coonce and Courtney Sexton. She appears with 9 other writers (TBA) reading shorter sets of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Free admission; advance reservations required.

Pride Poetry Reading
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at Arts Club of Washington

Kim hosts the annual Arts Club of Washington Pride Poetry Reading. Featuring: Regie Cabico, Ishanee Chanda, Jona Colson, Hiram Larew, and Michelle Parkerson. Followed by reception and book signing. Free admission.

Loyalty Books
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at Loyalty Books

Kim reads from Corona/Crown, and Regie Cabico reads from his new book of poems, A Rabbit in Search of a Rolex. Followed by book signing. Free admission.

Booking Kim for Your Event

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