Kim Shuck is an Indigenous writer widely published in journals, anthologies, and a couple of solo books. Shuck was awarded an inaugural National Laureate Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets, and a PEN Oakland Censorship Award. Kim was the 7th Poet Laureate of San Francisco and has a collection of essays from Andover St. Archives Press called Noodle, Rant, Tangent. They also authored the poetry collection Exile Heart from That Painted Horse Press. At this writing she has ten published books of her own work and a further ten anthologies she's been involved in editing. Shuck hosts many reading events around the San Francisco Bay Area, including three readings per month which are part of ongoing series.
Featuring works by esteemed writers devorah major, Maw Shein Win, Kim Shuck, tiny gray-garcia, Val Vera, Jan Steckel, Arnoldo Garcia, J Spagnolo, Audrey CandyCorn, Lisa Ganser, Muteado Silencio, Dee Allen, and more, this anthology brings together pieces shared and inspired by Aunt Lute Books’ Home in the Bay project honoring voices impacted by gentrification, colonization, migration, and homelessness.