Author Archives: Kim Goldberg

About Kim Goldberg

Kim Goldberg is a poet, journalist and the author of 8 books of poetry and nonfiction. Latest titles: DEVOLUTION (poems of ecopocalypse), UNDETECTABLE (her Hep C journey in haibun), RED ZONE (poems of homelessness) and RIDE BACKWARDS ON DRAGON: a poet's journey through Liuhebafa. She lives in Nanaimo, BC. Contact: goldberg@ncf.ca

Banned from twitter for mentioning ivermectin

I have just received a 12-hour ban from twitter for tweeting that my doctor has prescribed ivermectin for me as prophylaxis/prevention against Covid-19. Not only can the public not be allowed to know that there are existing effective anti-viral treatments … Continue reading

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My Ivermectin Journey So Far

I took my second dose of ivermectin today for the Covid prophylaxis protocol. The prophylaxis protocol involves dosing on Day 1 & Day 3, and then just taking one dose every two weeks thereafter. If I develop Covid symptoms, I’ll … Continue reading

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3 Fables from Devolution

Here is your chance to listen to me read 3 fables from my latest book, Devolution (tales of ecopocalypse). I was delighted to have “Armadillo,” “Constant Comment,” and “Rabbits” included in Dark Mountain’s Fall 2020 anthology Fabula – a tour … Continue reading

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Poem: Necropolis

NECROPOLIS “Racial capitalism is the equivalent of a giant necropolis. It rests on the traffic of the dead and human bones.” -Achille Mbembe ~ By the end of the twentieth year of the third millennium after someone may or may … Continue reading

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Rave Review for Devolution in Vancouver Sun

I was thrilled to wake up Saturday morning to find Tom Sandborn’s rave review of my new book Devolution in the Vancouver Sun. He bills it an “elegant and ferocious collection of poems and fables. Like Magritte and other surrealist … Continue reading

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Devolution – Cover Reveal

Thrilled to unveil the cover for my latest book: Devolution – poems of the ecopocalypse. The cover art is a 1934 painting, “The Collective Invention,” by legendary Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte. Devolution will be released by Caitlin Press in … Continue reading

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Good Times with Old Friends

Had a wonderful time today visiting with three fellow author friends and TWUC members in downtown Nanaimo this sunny afternoon at a sidewalk table at Serious Coffee as the world passed by on Commercial Street. My compatriots were Della Burford, … Continue reading

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You Are Here

“You are here” – My latest weathergram installation, now playing in Bowen Park (Nanaimo).  

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Devolution – poems of the Ecopocalypse

I am honoured to announce that I have just signed a contract with Caitlin Press for my next poetry book, currently titled Devolution. Devolution will be my 8th book and is my personal act of Extinction Rebellion. The poems and … Continue reading

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When Cancer Meets Poetry

I am honoured to be included in the recently launched book from Mansfield Press: Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, edited by Priscila Uppal (RIP) and Meaghan Strimas. As many of you know, I have now survived (or am in a … Continue reading

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