Kim Addonizio

Kim Addonizio was born on 31 July 1954 in Bethesda, Maryland. She has received two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, as well as the 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship. She was given the 2000 National Book Award Prize for Tell Me, as well as the 2000 Pushcart Prize for ‘Aliens.’ Her collections include What is This Thing Called Love: Poems (W.W. Norton, 2004) and Lucifer at the Starlite (W.W. Norton, 2009). Her work was featured in a 2014 edition of The Poetry Review, and she currently lives in Oakland, California.