Kim Roberts biographical files of D.C. poets
Collection Scope and Content
This collection contains programs, correspondence, articles and other miscellanies amassed by D.C. poet Kim Roberts pertaining to over 250 Washington D.C. poets, invaluable to any researchers wishing to fully comprehend the D.C. poetry community or to obtain a glimpse of it and it's major players.
The collection is organized alphabetically by poet.
This collection is not yet processed, please see staff for assistance.
- Creation: 1898-2015; undated.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1995-2015
- Roberts, Kim, 1961- (Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Restrictions on Use
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Historical or Biographical Note
Kim Roberts is the editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly and author of two books of poems, The Kimnama (Vrzhu Press, 2007), and The Wishbone Galaxy (Washington Writers Publishing House, 1994). Individual poems of hers are also included in numerous print anthologies, such as American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press), Cabin Fever (The Word Works, Inc.), Hungry As We Are (Washington Writers Publishing House), Poetic Voices Without Borders (Gival Press) and The First Yes: Poems About Communicating (Dryad Press), as well as CDs such as 31 Arlington Poets (Paycock Press) and Poetry Alive at Iota (Minimus Productions). She has published widely in literary journals throughout the US, as well as in Canada, Ireland, France, and Brazil.
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This collection contains programs, correspondence, articles and other miscellanies amassed by D.C. poet Kim Roberts pertaining to over 250 Washington D.C. poets.
Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
Donated in 2007. Another donation in 2016. (Accession 2016.005)
- Guide to the Kim Roberts biographical files of D.C. poets, 1995-2015
- Folder Inventory
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English