For our March poet, we are proud to present KIM ROBERTS who lives and works in Washington D.C. She is a woman of the web whose spirit extends beyond the cloud’s horizon; and more, she is a strong poet who sweeps her narrative into the science of life. Kim’s work embodies the sensual and the intelligent with its melodic counterpoints. Although we have no choice but to move forward in life, what we leave behind is the content of the past and therefore a morality of its time. To read Kim Roberts is to know the imperative meaning of how it is to accept the world— said with vision and grace.
- Grace Cavalieri
Kim Roberts is the author of five books, most recently Animal Magnetism, winner of the Pearl Poetry Prize (Pearl Editions, 2011), and the anthology Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC (Plan B Press, 2010). She edits the literary journal Beltway Poetry Quarterly, co-edits the Delaware Poetry Review, and co-curates with Dan Vera the web exhibition DC Writers’ Homes. Roberts has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Humanities Council of Washington, and the DC Commission on the Arts, and has been a writer-in-residence at 14 artist colonies. Her poems have appeared in journals starting with every letter of the alphabet, and have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Mandarin. Her website: http://www.kimroberts.org.