Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home. - Gwendolyn Brooks


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Available at City Lights Books in San Francisco



academy of american poets: The Body
2018 Harold Taylor Award Judge's Statement

Yemassee: The Blueprint

Eleven Eleven: The Outback

RHINO: Opening Lines

Juked: Intermission

The Acentos Review: Undertones

Art inspired by Kimberly's Poetry

Other noted publications

  • “2.14”, LEVELER (Spring 2019)
  • “ Bronzeville Women” – Finalist, Atrocious Poets’ Gwendolyn Brooks Tribute Contest, awarded broadside and publication in upcoming chapbook (Spring 2019)
  • “ Want. My MTV.”, SWWIM (April 2019)
  • “The Late Bloom” and “Recognition”, Berkeley Public Library Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 2018)
  • “@ Plannned Parenthood the Week Before the Inaguration”, Cosmonauts Avenue (Spring 2018)
  • “Push Notifications”, Paris Lit Up (Winter 2018)
  • “To fit the description,” “@ Plannned Parenthood the Week Before the Inaguration” – Winner of the Mark Linenthal Award (May 2016 and May 2017) “December,” “Push Alerts” – Honorable Mention for the Mark Linenthal Award, Transfer Magazine (December 2017)
  • “Blood in the Soil”, New American Writing (Spring 2017)
  • “Your last name is Reyes…is your husband Spanish,” “Hype Women,” “The Stage,” “Holding Pattern,” “A Piece of him”, Moko Magazine (December 2016)
  • “Beloved,” and “Fitting In”, Columbia Journal Online (September 2016)
  • “The Weigh In,” “The Dance,” and “Cape Town” – Poetry Prize Finalist, The Feminist Wire (February 2015)
  • “NYC” and “Cicadas”, belleville park pages (April and December 2014)