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Kim Addonizio

Poetry

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. 

| Subject Matter: Music, Blues, Confessional Writing | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: 2003 John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award, Finalist for the 2000 National Book Award |

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