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Sunday September 15, 2013
Poetry Walk and Reading 4 pm

Petaluma Poetry Walk reading with Bill Vartnaw and Nancy Wakeman at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St. Petaluma CA, at 4 PM.

Saturday August 24, 2013
Yosemite Book Signing 4 to 6 pm

Book Signing at Ansel Adams Gallery Yosemite 6:30 to end : Reading and Reception at Yosemite Arts and Activities Center

Saturday July 13, 2013
Beadworking and Poetry
Please join us for an afternoon of beautiful beadwork, words and laughter with award-winning author, poet, beadworker and friend, Kim Shuck. Kim will be conducting a beadwork demonstration in the afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with her work available for sale. From 6:00 p.m. to 7: p.m., she will be reading from her latest book, Rabbit Stories which was published earlier this year. Books will be available for sale. - See more at:

Thursday June 20, 2013
Poetry Flash presents
A reading by Kim Shuck and Chris Hoffman, wheelchair accessible, request ASL interpreters one week in advance from editor, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087,

Monday August 2, 2010
Major Poetry Event @ Bird and Beckett

Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 -- Three poets, followed by an open mic... our headliner is San Francisco's third poet laureate (2002-2006), the engaging and impassioned devorah major, whose tenure was marked by her effort to bring out the voices of poets from across the City's varied social and economic terrain. devorah joins poet Kim Shuck, whose writing is informed by her native american ancestry, and by Howard Isaac Williams, who, in addition to producing a significant body of poems, has written a sprawling narrative based on the life and legend of Genghis Khan and has studied deeply the history and culture of Afghanistan.

Bird & Beckett Books -- 653 Chenery Street, at Diamond in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood (415) 586-3733 --

Friday June 4, 2010
Poetry Reading
Poetry Reading on June 4 at Gathering Tribes (the corner of Solano Ave. and Santa Fe in Albany) from 7:00 to 8:30. The reading will take place both inside and outside the venue. There will be two MCs therefore: the amazing Pennie Opal Plant and myself. More lineup information as it becomes available. Gathering Tribes is a wonderful place if you've never been. This would be a great time to visit.

Sunday March 7, 2010
For Colored Girls Only
For Colored Girls Only Poetry at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland March 7,14,21 and 28 3pm - 6pm $5 - $10 sliding scale. With Nancy Hom, Marijo, Avotcja, Genny Lim, Phavia Kujichgulia, Wordslanger, Chinaka Hodge, Talia Taylor, hosted by Tureeda Mikell Kim will be reading poetry on March 14.

Sunday December 13, 2009
The Music of the Word (LA PALABRA MUSICAL)
join us the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every Month still in English, Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea 3:30 ? 5:30PM No Cover hosted by Avotcja (Donations for flyers accepted & don?t forget to bring your Congas, Guiros, Maracas, Panderetas etc. ALWAYS THE WORD FESTIVAL TO REMEMBER! @ REBECCA's BOOKS (SPECIALIZING IN ETHNIC POETRY) 3268 Adeline Street wheel chair accessible (½ BLOCK NORTH OF ALCATRAZ & 2 SHORT BLOCKS SOUTH OF ASHBY BART) Berkeley, CA (510)852-4768 Sunday December 13th KIM SHUCK (Teacher/Poet) & N-SIDE (The Jazz Poet) & you & you & you ¡Vengan todos & tell everyone to tell everyone!

Saturday December 12, 2009
Benefit Fundraiser, Turtle Island to Abya Yala
Benefit Fundraiser, Turtle Island to Abya Yala - A Poetry Night featuring Native women artists with music, live art, food and arts vendors, art auction and a raffle give-away!

Saturday, December 12 from 7 - 10pm
doors open @ 6:30pm
Admission: $8-10, Youth 21 and under, $5
Youth under 18, free

(raffle ticket included with admission)

Intertribal Friendship House
523 International Blvd. Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 836-1955

MC: Gise

Poetry by: Marjorie Jensen, Sonia Gutierrez, Sherry Wilson, Kim Shuck, Jaynie Weye Hlapsi, and more...

Music by:DJ Special K, Redbird Giving, Sista Hailstorm

(Proceeds to publish our love anthology of art and poetry by Native American and Latina women.)

Macha Femme Press

Thursday June 11, 2009
Queer Relations
New Writing from Queer and Two-Spirit Native Americans Curator: Luna Maia Location: Femina Potens June 11 and 12 door opens at 7:30pm show starts at 8pm Tickets are $10-$15 (a similar event last year had to turn folks away, there are now two shows but it would be wise to show up early). Quo-li Driskill, Kim Shuck, Miko Thomas and curator Luna Maia share writing for more information and our beautiful photos go to

Friday June 5, 2009
Art Attack: Art Walk on Solano Ave
6:30 to 9 pm
1412 Solano Avenue, Albany CA
(510) 528-9038

I'm reading some of my poetry at Gathering Tribes, should be a fun time. For full details see

Follow-up comments

Thank you to those people who came to the reading at Gathering Tribes. I had a great time. It's always good fun to meet people I know a little through my work. It was exciting to see people from other shows, to meet folks I've corresponded with for the first time in person and to see some of my crazy busy friends whose schedules never seem to mesh with mine anymore. It's also cool to meet totally new people. The folk at Gathering Tribes were wonderful, thank you Pennie, Michael and Kim for treating my family and me so well. I love my new earrings and actually only left the house this morning to be able to take them for an airing. I encourage everyone to go visit Gathering Tribes... the folk there have great taste, fun senses of humor and a great new space. Thank you all again.

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