In this episode Lori talks to Kimberly Dark about her new book Damaged Like Me: essays on love, harm and transformation. Preorder the book here
Kimberly Dark is a writer, professor and storyteller, working to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life so that we can reclaim our power as social creators.
She’s the author of Damaged Like Me, Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old, The Daddies and Love and Errors, and her essays, stories and poetry are widely published in academic and popular online publications alike. Her ability to make the personal political is grounded in her training as a sociologist, and you can find her course offerings in Sociology at Cal State San Marcos and Writing/Arts at Cal State Summer Arts.
Kimberly hosts educational intensives, and travels internationally to offer workshops, lectures, and performances that use storytelling to make big, complex ideas relatable at campuses, conferences, companies and anywhere people seek startling revelations and positive change. Beloved by diverse audiences, Kimberly crosses boundaries to show how we must engage all the wisdom and verve we have to create the most compassionate, fair and inclusive world we can.
Page regarding Kimberly's Hawaii Intensives
Page regarding Kimberly's Office Hours The Hope Desk
You can find Kimberly on Instagram @kimberly.dark
on TikTok @therealkimberlydark
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