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:

carbon leakage (poem)

I was very pleased to have my poem “carbon leakage” included in the Cooch Behar Anthology of World Poetry that was released earlier this year from Cooch Behar, India. The anthology is the brainchild of Indian poet and editor Sourav … Continue reading

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Worth More Standing – Nanaimo Book Launch

I am honored to have two poems included in the fabulous new anthology of tree poetry, WORTH MORE STANDING, edited by Christine Lowther, and published this month by Caitlin Press. There will be many local launch events for this important … Continue reading

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Garden (poem)

I am delighted to make the cut for the 2021 Dwarf Stars anthology with my poem “Garden”. The Dwarf Stars anthology is produced annually by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association, an organization founded in 1978 by science fiction … Continue reading

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Codex Exterminarius (poem)

I was honored to have a poem of mine included in Issue #5 (“Rhythms”) of Consilience, which is a peer-reviewed journal exploring the spaces where science meets poetry and art. My poem “Codex Exterminarius” is featured both in print and … Continue reading

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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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