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The International Fruit of Welcome

By Kim Roberts
Added: Tuesday, June 16, 2015  /  Kim Roberts performs the poem "The International Fruit of Welcome" at the 2012 Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness which took place at Carlos Rosario Public Charter School from March 22-25, 2012 in Washington D. C.
Kim Roberts
Photo by Rick Karlin.

Kim Roberts is the author of five books of poems, most recently The Scientific Method (WordTech Editions, 2017). The title poem of that book was featured on a seven-foot-high banner at the National March for Science in the Wick Poetry Center’s “Science Stanzas” project, and is now traveling the US as part of their Traveling Stanzas exhibition. Roberts is the co-editor of two literary journals, Beltway Poetry Quarterly and the Delaware Poetry Review. In August, she will be a writer-in-residence at the Luna Parc Foundation, her 17th art colony fellowship. In Spring of 2018, the University of Virginia Press will release her nonfiction book, A Literary Guide to Washington, DC from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston.

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