Kim Shuck giving inaugural address as poet laureate of San Francisco in 2017
|Born||San Francisco, USA|
|Occupation||Author, poet, artist, educator|
|Nationality||Cherokee Nation and American|
|Genre||Poetry, non-fiction, fiction|
Kim Shuck is a Tsalagi (Cherokee)/Euro-American poet, author, weaver, and bead work artist who draws from Southeastern Native American culture and tradition as well as contemporary urban Indian life. She was born in San Francisco, California and belongs to the northern California Cherokee diaspora. She is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She earned a B.A. in Art (1994), and M.F.A. in Textiles (1998) from San Francisco State University. Her basket weaving work is influenced by her grandmother Etta Mae Rowe and the long history of California Native American basket making.
- 2019 PEN Oakland Censorship Award
- 2008 KQED Local Hero Award, American Indian Heritage Month
- 2007 Smuggling Cherokee, Poetry Foundation bestseller list (March)
- 2006 Smuggling Cherokee, SPD Books bestseller list (March)
- 2005 Mentor of the Year Award Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers
- 2005 Native Writers of the Americas First Book, Diane Decorah Award 
- 2004 Mary Tallmountain Award
- 2019 Deer Trails: San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 7, City Lights Publishers
- 2014 Sidewalk Ndn, solo chapbook of poetry, FootHills Publishing
- 2014 Clouds Running In, solo book of poetry, Taurean Horn Press ISBN 978-0931552168
- 2013 Rabbit Stories, vignette fiction, Poetic Matrix Press ISBN 978-0985288389
- 2005 Smuggling Cherokee, solo volume of poems, Greenfield Review Press ISBN 978-0878861460
- 2010 "Rabbit and Rose", online journal, editor, online publication (http://www.rabbitandrose.com/)
- 2007 Oakland Out Loud, (Ed.) anthology, co-editor, Jukebox Press ISBN 0932693172
- 2006 Words Upon the Waters, (Ed.) anthology, assistant editor, Jukebox Press 2006
- Burgess Fuller, Diane (2002). Art/Women/California 1950-2000. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: UC Press. pp. 156. ISBN 9780520230668.
- "June Artists-in-Residence: Michael Horse and Kim Shuck". de Young. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
- "First Book Awards for Poetry from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas". hanksville.org. Retrieved 2019-08-21.