Kim Roberts

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Birthday
7, 1961
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

American poet and writer whose best-known poetry collections include Animal Magnetism, The Kimnama, and The Wishbone Galaxy. She was the 2009 recipient of the Pearl Poetry Prize.

Before Fame

She graduated from Emerson College in Boston and went on to receive her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Arizona.

Trivia

She published several plays, including I'll Give You Flowers and The Distressway.

Family Life

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, she later settled in Washington, D.C., a city that inspired her 2010 poetry collection Full Moon On K Street: Poems About Washington, DC.

Associated With

She organized a 2005 Washington, D.C. festival held in honor of Leaves of Grass poet Walt Whitman.