Kim Addonizio

writer musicmaker maquisard

Kim Addonizio is the author of six poetry collections, two novels, two story collections, and two books on writing poetry, The Poet’s Companion (with Dorianne Laux) and Ordinary Genius. She has received fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim Foundation, two Pushcart Prizes, and was a National Book Award Finalist for her collection Tell Me. Her latest books are Mortal Trash: Poems (W.W. Norton) and a memoir-in-essays, Bukowski in a Sundress (Penguin). She recently collaborated on a chapbook, The Night Could Go in Either Direction (Slapering Hol Press) with poet Brittany Perham. Addonizio also has two word/music CDs:  Swearing, Smoking, Drinking, & Kissing (with Susan Browne) and My Black Angel, a companion to My Black Angel: Blues Poems & Portraits, featuring woodcuts by Charles D. Jones. She teaches and performs internationally





March 7--10 AWP Conference, Tampa, FL :

-----Thurs 8th noon: panel on judging poetry competitions   

------Thurs 3:30pm Bookfair, SFA Press signing for MY BLACK ANGEL: BLUES POEMS & PORTRAITS

-----Sat 10th 10:30am Nasty Women anthology reading, Ballroom D, Convention Center

Sat April 7 3-5pm Bird & Beckett, SF

Sat April 14 Workshop & Reading, Paterson Poetry Center, Paterson, NJ.

Sat April 21 1pm Los Angeles Book Festival, LA

June 4-18 Terni, Italy.  La Romita Poetry Retreat ("I feel so happy right now."); spaces available