Author Archives: Kim Goldberg

About Kim Goldberg

Kim Goldberg is an award-winning poet and journalist and the author of 7 books. Latest titles: 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

The Beaver Lodichai

The Beaver Lodichai by Kim Goldberg ~ The beaver Lodichai was the most celebrated chap in the marsh. His glossy pelt rippled in the sun as he clambered ashore to chip away at young alder trunks. Everyone wanted to be … Continue reading

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Hate Masks Pain (James Baldwin)

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ― James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

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Nanaimo Home for Sale – $260K

SOLD! There were multiple offers on this property and I have now accepted one of them. So this house is no longer available. Thank you all for your interest! ********************** Handyman Special at 345 Howard Avenue! Price: $260,000 (“as is”) … Continue reading

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Media Coverage of Undetectable

My latest book Undetectable, my haibun poetry memoir of Hepatitis C and virus as metaphor, has garnered some GREAT media coverage so far! Here are some links for your reading and listening pleasure: RADIO People First Radio – Audio from … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Through the Body

Mark your calendars & grab your Go bags, dudes and dudettes! The 2 Kims are gonna rock ya with a ROADTRIP THROUGH THE BODY for National Poetry Month! Sunday, April 10, 1-3 pm Bee’s Knees Cafe  208 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, … Continue reading

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Undetectable – Nanaimo Launch Photos

  I had a great time launching Undetectable today at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library. Undetectable is my haibun poetry account of my Hepatitis C journey and recent cure. The audience made good use of the question period after, which has been … Continue reading

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Undetectable – Launch Dates & Readings

Here are some of my scheduled launches and readings for my latest book, Undetectable – my haibun poetry account of my Hepatitis C journey and recent cure. Everyone is welcome at these events, and questions are encouraged. All events are … Continue reading

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