Upcoming Events

Jun 2021

Cultivating Voices Live Poetry
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at

Kim talks about poems on slavery, the abolitionist movement, the Civil War, and Reconstruction, in a special Juneteenth edition of the popular Cultivating Voices reading series. Kim will highlight authors included in her anthology By Broad Potomac’s Shore: Great Poems from the Early Days of Our Nation’s Capital, in a moderated conversation with Sandra Yannone. Guest readers include Liz Ahl, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Michael Anthony Ingram, and Gary Lilley. Free admission; view online. Click to register.

Aug 2021

OutWrite 2021 LGBT Book Festival
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at

Kim participates in the panel “Poets, Queerness, and What America Looks Like,” with Regie Cabico, Emily Holland, Natalie E. Illum, and Venus Thrash, moderated by Jona Colson. Virtual event, free admission.


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 will co-teach “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. More information on fees and how to enroll available soon!

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 will be 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)!