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May  08

Kim Addonizio Reading

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, 05/08/2013
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Terrace Room (4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall)


Kim Addonizio is an acclaimed poet, novelist and short story writer. Her second story collection, The Palace of Illusions, will be published by Counterpont/Soft Skull in September 2014. She is also the author of five books of poetry, two novels from Simon & Schuster, and two books on writing, The Poet’s Companion and Ordinary Genius (W.W. Norton). Her poetry collection Tell Me was a finalist for the National Book Award.  A New & Selected Poems was published in Arabic by Kalima Press; another New & Selected, Wild Nights, will be published in the UK by Bloodaxe Books in 2015. Addonizio’s work has been featured on NPR’s “Selected Shorts” and on Garrison Keillor’s “The Writer’s Almanac,” and has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Fellowships, the John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pushcart Prizes in both poetry and the essay.