2018 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist  

Kimberly Jarchow is well-known for running and promoting the Flagstaff Poetry Slam at Firecreek Coffee Company every Wednesday during the season. She has performed in many spoken word poetry competitions both locally and nationally.

In 2017 she performed at a Write About Now showcase hosted in Houston Texas, competed in the National Poetry Slam in Denver, Colorado, and opened for renowned poet Saul Williams. At the Juniper House series in Flagstaff, AZ, she has promoted and sold her chapbook, “Moments of Tangency”. Her spoken word ranges from everyday thoughts of a growing young women to deep intuitions as she brings light to topics rarely spoken about.