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Gregory Kimbrell

Portrait of Gregory Kimbrell in front of a textured grey backdrop. Pronouns He/Him.

Events and Programs Coordinator


(804) 828-0593
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314-S

Gregory Kimbrell coordinates VCU Libraries' event lineup and manages the event spaces in Cabell Library, including the popular lecture hall and board room, which are available for reservation by all university faculty and staff. His position has grown with the institution. Originally hired in 2010 to support 25 events per year, he supported nearly 400 in the 201718 academic year. Depending on the event, he can provide planners with consulting on program design and logistics, help with execution or AV support.

A graduate of VCU's MFA in Creative Writing Program, Kimbrell is also an actively publishing poet. His first book, The Primitive Observatory, was awarded the 2014 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2016. His second book, The Ceremonial Armor of the Impostor, is forthcoming from Weasel Press. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Abyss & Apex, Fearsome Critters, IDK Magazine, Impossible Archetype, The Operating System, Otoliths, and elsewhere.

He received his BA in philosophy from the College of Charleston, SC, where he specialized in the work of F.W. Nietzsche.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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