Kim Addonizio

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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

 
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 Readings
CONFERENCES/RETREATS 

 

2019

Oct 18-19 NIMROD conference for Readers and Writers Tulsa, OK https://nimrod.utulsa.edu/conference.html

AND…I’m happy to announce that my short story “Cancer Poems” from The Palace of Illusions is one of the winners selected for local theater group Word for Word’s fall festival. There will be a one-night-only performance at Z Space in San Francisco in early November. Stay tuned for more details…. http://www.zspace.org/exactly

2020

JUNE 23-JULY 3: WRITING RETREAT IN ITALY! (SEE “WORKSHOPS” PAGE FOR INFO)

https://laromita.org/workshops/category/writing/poetry/I

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