Kim Addonizio

Kim Addonizio’s numerous works include the poetry collections Lucifer at the Starlite and Tell Me, a finalist for the National Book Award; the novel in verse Jimmy & Rita; the novel Little Beauties, a Best Book of the Month selection; the writing manual Ordinary Genius: A Guide for the Poet Within; and the story collection The Palace of Illusions (Counterpoint, 2014), the title story of which first appeared in Narrative. Other awards and honors include two Pushcart Prizes, a Commonwealth Club Poetry Medal, and the John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award. Addonizio lives in San Francisco.

Photograph by Elizabeth Sanderson.

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