After the release of her book “Radio Dreams” Kimmie continues promotion in addition to touring by speaking and performing at universities, private house concerts and book stores. As an ambassador to The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation she works with new writers at songwriting retreats in The USA and UK. She begins work on two new manuscripts, a novella cookbook comprised of short stories inspired by “southern food-ways” legends, recipes and history and a humorous memoir that explores her life experiences titled, “The Things We Go Through to Go Through The Things We Go Through.” With comedian playwright Jaston Williams (of Greater Tuna Fame) Kimmie appears in theatrical performances “Is There Life After Lubbock” as a songwriter and storyteller.
Rhodes completes her donation of archives “Kimmie Rhodes Papers; An Inventory of Her Collection, 1954-2018” to Texas Tech University Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library and receives a special Recognition Award from the City Of Lubbock, her hometown. https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/ttuav/00081/tav-00081.html