goldfish.
ice skating.
carnival geeks.
dwarfs.
cancer.
Byzantine architecture.
a love triangle.
one half-vampire.
Nietzschean philosophy.
and meditation tips.


The Palace of Illusions is my new book of stories. Want it?


Try an independent bookstore,

in person,or online.


You can also:


Get it here (hardcover/Kindle)


or here (hardcover/Nook)


or, here (iTunes)



Chosen by PUBLISHERS WEEKLY as one of their top 10 Fall Literary Fiction titles.

“Addonizio’s talents are manifold. The Palace of Illusions is a collection of many delights, its mirrors reflecting and magnifying the contradictions and conflicts inherent in human experience.”

--San Francisco Chronicle




“I don’t just hear the blues in these poems
I see the blues in these poems
I see myself in these poems.”

                                -Lucinda Williams


MY BLACK ANGEL: Blues Poems and Portraits

with woodcuts by Charles D. Jones

is now available on amazon.


MY BLACK ANGEL WORD/MUSIC CD SOON TO BE RELEASED.


SF RELEASE PARTY: Wed Oct 21 @9pm

Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero St.


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