Upcoming Events

Oct 2021

Route 1 Reads
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Kim gives a reading from her anthology By Broad Potomac’s Shore: Great Poems from the Early Days of Our Nation’s Capital, selected by the DC Public Library to represent Washington, DC in Route 1 Reads, an initiative sponsored by the East Coast Centers for the Book. With guest readers Regie Cabico, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Hayes Havis, and Dan Vera. Free admission; advance registration requested.

Mar 2022

Bay to Ocean Writers Conference
All Day on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Chesapeake College

Kim participates in the annual Bay to Ocean Conference, a day-long celebration of writing on the theme of “Light.” The conference includes craft-based sessions on publishing, marketing, fiction, poetry, spoken word, children’s literature, creative nonfiction, and more. Kim will lead a poetry workshop, “Writing Love Poems.” Fees charged, advance registration required.


Kim teaches an ongoing Memoir Workshop at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD. There are no openings for new members at this time.

In Fall of 2020, Kim co-taught “Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name” with Teri Cross Davis, an 8-week virtual seminar and writing workshop for adults, exploring the poetry of Black women in America, sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

In April 2021, Kim met with book groups at the DC Public Library‘s Georgetown branch, and at the Bernice Fontenau Senior Wellness Center in Washington, DC. In the summer of 2021, she was a guest poet for the “Soul of the City” youth education program sponsored by HumanitiesDC.

Kim has recently been a guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, the George Washington University, the University of Maryland, and the DC Campus of Notre Dame University.

Kim is available for presentations, readings, and literary walking tours, and to serve as a juror for writing competitions. 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).