Tag Archives: Kim Roberts

Our “DC Writers’ Homes” Launch was the House Warming We’ve Always Wanted

Not everyday do you get the chance to meet your favorite author, let alone visit their home. This past Thursday (Nov. 29th), however, we were granted access into the lives and living rooms of Washington DC’s most celebrated writers…virtually, that is. Dc Writers’ Homes is a project created by authors Kim Roberts and Dan Vera. The HumanitiesDC sponsored study documents the homes of literary authors who once lived in the greater DC region. With over 340 novelists, poets, playwrights and memoirists

Program News: DC By the Book Walking Tour: U Street and The Harlem Renaissance Recap

  Harlem Renaissance had deep roots in Washington, D.C. a tour showed May 24 by Marsha Dubrow Examiner.com The Harlem Renaissance was actually born in Washington, D.C., where Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and other literary greats were writing and publishing before they went to New York, according to a “Literary Walking Tour: U Street and the Harlem Renaissance” May 24. The tour, led by literary historian and award-winning poet Kim Roberts, launched an app “DC By the Book”, featuring Washington sites depicted in

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