Media and Press Kit

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In the Press. 

October 2018. Carl Sandburg Home Marks 50 Years as National Historic Site. The Laurel of Asheville.

“As a poet, he is a major influence on my work in both form and also topic, celebrating American workers and the struggles of everyday people,” Simms says. “Sandburg was truly a poet of the people.”

October 17th, 2018. Poet Kimberly Simms shares some of Carl Sandburg’s Work. Blue Ridge Now.

October 17, 2018. 50th Anniversary Events. Carl Sandburg House.

October 17, 2018. Carl Sandburg Home celebrates 50th Anniversary today. News 13 WLOS.

June 2018. Clemson World Magazine. Tigers in Print.

May 2018. Decatur Arts Festival Magazine. Author Readings & Book Signings. page 7

May/June 2018. Newnan-Coweta Magazine. p 14-15 Feature Article by Annie Singh.

May 2018. Featured by LibraryBub.

May 2018. Library Voices SC: "South Carolina History through Poetry with Kimberly Simms - Episode 50."

April 16, 2018. Poets & Writers. Georgia Center for the Book Event Listing. 5/22. 7:15.

April 2, 2018. Refinery 29. Article by Madeline Buxton. " Why Women Are — & Aren't — Deleting The Social Network."

March 4, 2018. The Greenville News. Feature Article by Paul Hyde.  "Brutal and Bountiful: Greenville Poet Recalls Upstate's Textile History." Print Page 11A.

February 2018. Reading Room with Kimberly Simms. Visit Greenville.

December 2017. South 85 Journal. Book Review by Kathleen Nalley

December/January 2017. Laurel Magazine. Book Feature: Songs on Mill Hill.

December 2017.  "Threading her life into her work." Bold Life Magazine.

December 2017. "Smart Bets: Kimberly Simms" Mountain Express.

November 2017.  "Words by Women: Songs on Mill Hill.WNC Woman Magazine.

October 2017. "Kimberly Simms Reading and Signing." Authors Round the South Blog.

October 11, 2017. "Author Events: Kimberly Simms." Atlanta Journal Constitution.

September 25, 2017.  "A History Through Poetry: Meet author Kimberly J Simms." Travelers Rest Here

September 24, 2017. "Kimberly J Simms Shares Power of Poetry." Poets and Writers Magazine.

August 19, 2017. Review on Word Salad by Derek Berry. 

April 26, 2016. At Home with Carl Sandburg. Furman University News.

April, 13, 2016 - "Sandburg Home Sets Up Writer in Residence." Blue Ridge Now. Times News.

April 2016 "Carl Sandburg Writer in Residence From Greenville." GSA Biz Wire

March 31, 2016 – Kimberly Simms Named 2016 Carl Sandburg Writer-In- Residence: kimberly-simms- named-2016-carl-sandburg- writer-in- residence


October 2017. Peggy Denny Show.  Beloved talk show host Peggy Denny interviews Kimberly for thirty minutes about her new book, Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill and her work as an educator.

May, 16, 2016 –Blue Ridge Bookfest Keynote Address on the writings of Carl Sandburg. Followed by poetry reading by Kimberly Simms, the 2016 Writer-in-Residence at the Carl Sandburg House. Kimberly J. Simms talk and reading begins at 31:00.

April 13, 2016. Carl Sandburg Residency - Press Reading for the Times News. Fortune Tellers "Kimberly at The Carl Sandburg House." Vimeo.

October, 11, 2016. TedX Talk on Poetry Slam. The Ted Talk was followed by a poetry slam curated by Kimberly Simms.

Featured Articles:

August, 15, 2016 - Charleston Currents feature - Three Poems from my new collection Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill.

April 8, 2015.
Clare of Book Passage (California) share about watching Kimberly Simms perform.

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