Upcoming Events

Mar 2023

Poets for Science
All Day on Monday, March 27, 2023 at National Academy of Sciences

Exhibition of “Poets for Science” banners created by the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and curated by Jane Hirshfield. Kim is included alongside Kazim Ali, Camille Dungy, Kimiko Hahn, Dorianne Laux, W.S. Merwin, Alicia Ostriker, Linda Pastan, Kay Ryan, Tracey K. Smith, Gary Snyder, Arthur Sze, Wislawa Szymborska, and others. The West Gallery is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm through Sept. 8th; free admission; no reservations needed.

Jun 2023

Queering Sound
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at Takoma Beverage Company

Kim presents new poems in the 23rd annual staging of Queering Sound, which features poetry, prose, and other spoken word forms by queer artists. Other featured readers include: Bernard Welt, Craig Laurance Gidney, Danielle Evennou, Mark Osele, and Sunu P. Chandy. Hosted by Natalie E. Illum. Free admission, advance reservations requested.

Fairfax Poetry in the Parks
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

The Fairfax County Poet Laureate’s reading series continues in June with a reading for National LGBTQ+ Pride Month, featuring Kim reading alongside Sunu P. Chandy, Holly Morgan Mason, and Malik Thompson. Hosted by Danielle Badra. Free admission.

Arts Club Pride Reading
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, June 29, 2023 at Arts Club of Washington

Kim reads with Sunu P. Chandy, Tanya Olson, Malik Thompson, and Dan Vera, in honor of National Pride Month. The reading culminates a 6-month artists’ residency at the Arts Club of the five LGBTQ+ poets. The evening starts with a wine reception and the reading is followed by a book signing. Free admission; advance reservations required.

Mar 2024

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!


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.

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).