Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20071102
An author of both poetry and prose, Kim Addonizio is known for work that is confessional and humorous with a touch of the blues. Winner of the 2003 John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award and a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award, this California native talks with New Letters magazine editor Robert Stewart about her poetry and reads from her fourth collection What Is This Thing Called Love, while accompanying herself on the harmonica.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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