Kimberly Simms is available to speak at your festival,
community center, school, book club, or library.
Mrs Simms is a member of the Humanities Council of SC Speaker's Bureau,
so grants are available to cover all or part of her honorariums.
Click here for information on the SC Humanities Council's Grant Form (School's are Eligible!)
Click here for a link to my page on the SC Artist Roster
Click here for detailed information FOR SCHOOLS.
(Grades 4 -12 OR Adults.)
Celebrating Carl Sandburg: Hands on Poetry Experience (K-8)
(Grades 4-12 OR Adults)
Community Festival Reading: $250
This fee covers up to a 45 minute reading and performance plus a Q&A session.
Funding is available through the humanities council for SC events.
Conference Workshop: $250
This fee covers up to one 60 minute adult workshop including handouts plus Q&A
and informal receptions or lunches. Funding is available through the humanities council
for SC events.
School Assembly Reading up to 2 assemblies: $250
This fee covers up to two 30 minute readings plus 15 minute Q&A sessions. Funding is available through the humanities council for SC events.
Classroom visits: $150 to $250
Classroom visits are billed at $50 per classroom hour or $75 per block class.
Discounts are given for multiple day residencies. Funding is available through the SC Arts Commission's Teaching Artist Residency program. Each class should be no more than 30 students.
Community or Bookclub talk: $125
This fee covers up to a 30 minute reading or craft talk plus a Q&A session
as well as informal receptions for groups under 30 people.
Personal poetry critiques and workshop: $75
This fee covers a one hour session. This experience will be tailored
to your individual writing needs.
Additional fees for travel or housing may be required. No travel fees are charged for the Upstate of SC or the Atlanta Metro area.