Open Expressions Uptown

October 05, 2019

And just like that, Its fall, with its colors, pumpkins, cooler temps and shorter days...but nothing like a beautiful Saturday evening with Open Expression as it celebrates and Welcomes Autumn 2019 with two of New Yorks finest Poets/ Writers Kim Brandon and Mercy Tullis -Bukhari...Definitely another amazing evening in Harlem you do not want to miss...And of course we welcome poets, musicians, artists, anyone who needs to let it loose and express what needs to be seen and heard.

Let's Do It Again - Second Annual Poetry Reading at the Prospect Heights Community Farm

August 24, 2019

Brooklyn Society Writers


a Poetry Reading in the Garden

More details to follow

Love Storms, Thunder and Lightning

July 13, 2019

Brooklyn Society Writers Group


Love Storms, Thunder and Lightning


A Poetry Reading


and Open Mic



Unnamable Books

600 Vanderbilt Avenue Brooklyn

Saturday, July 13th @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Featured Writers/Poets will present their work

And Open Mic (Is open to all on a first come basis)

Feature Poet – Brownstone Poets, Brooklyn New York

June 22, 2019

Five awesome poets Austin Alexis, Kim Darlene Brandon, David Huberman, Eve Packer, and Chocolate Waters to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights, and there's an open mic as well. Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry and delicious food at this cozy family-owned restaurant.

Juneteenth Celebration

June 16, 2019

Juneteenth Celebration

 11 AM to 12:30 PM

Come join us for a Juneteenth celebration featuring Prof. Izell Glover, The Renaissance of the African American Cowboy with music by DuPree & Barry Kornhouser. Poetry performed by Kim Brandon.

Please come and examine work that best reflects love for the heritage of a rich and proud people. Graphic illustration series on the Black cowboy visually reaffirms Izell Glover’s noted devotion to tracing and documenting the Black experience.

Word Up Cafe - Tea Party

June 08, 2019

Word Up Cafe Tea and Poetry - who could ask for anything more?  It was an honor to share my poetry at this gathering.

Giving Them Something They Can Feel: a workshop for writers, Brooklyn New York

May 26, 2019

A Writer’s Workshop


Learn how to use your own wealth of experiences to create characters, storylines, and poems that will help your readers relate, remember and rejoice in your work.



Kim Darlene Brandon is a storyteller, a novelist, a poet.

Celebrating Poetry Month with the Brooklyn Society Writers Event  – I Hear Voices

April 14, 2019

I Hear Voices - A Poetry Reading - Park Slope Brooklyn New York.

50in50: What Place Do We Have In This Movement?

March 17, 2019

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Billie Holiday Theatre

Fifty writers (all women and girls) have had their say, writing a short monologue in response to the powerful statement shaped by curator Morriseau which partially reads, “As Black Women writers, we fulfill a unique and un-duplicated role in theatre. We are telling the stories that represent us with balance and complexity and illuminate our side of the human experience.” 

Women Of Worth

September 21, 2016

Nine terrific Writers, all women, from various countries and walks of life will be delivering their best memoir, poetry, and fiction on "How I Found My Worth."  Park Slope Brooklyn

Women of Color Reading and Wine Reception

April 21, 2016

The following Women of Color writers will be featured in the reading:

• Puerto Rican poet and novelist Carmen Bardequez-Brown 

• African American Brooklyn/Baltimore native poet, novelist, activist and storyteller Kim D. Brandon

• Poet and writer, Pearls of Wisdom Storyteller and Executive Director, Poets Network & Exchange, Inc. Lorraine Currelley

• Nigerian American writer and filmmaker Iquo B. Essien

• Afghan American writer, editor of One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of  Contemporary Afghan American LiteratureSahar Muradi

Promises, Protest and Poetry

April 10, 2016

Brooklyn Society Writers honors Poetry month with an annual poetry reading.

Storytelling at PS9

June 05, 2015

What a wonderful morning at PS9 telling the story of the Eagles Who Thought They Were Chickens.

Peregrine Journal accepted a short story for the 2016 Journal

May 31, 2016

The literary journal of Amherst Writers & Artists is committed to finding exceptional work by new as well as established writers. We have a primary commitment to publishing work that deals with issues of class, race, and other forms of difference. Peregrine reflects the spirit of AWA - artistic excellence with a social conscience.

National Novel Writing Month - Winner

November 30, 2015

Completed the challenge and wrote a 50,000 word novel in less than 30 days. My newest story My First Case: The Adventures of An Around the Way Girl will be a series of adventures in Brooklyn 

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