Perimeter College and The Georgia Poetry Circuit will host poetry readings by Kim Addonizio on Wednesday, April 5 and 6, 2017. All readings are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing on each campus.
According to the handout provided for the event: “Kim Addonizio earning both her BA and MA from San Francisco State University, and she has spent much of her adult life in the Bay Area.” Currently Addonizio “lives and teaches workshops in Oakland, California”.
She has received fellowships from both the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as earned a Pushcart Prize and John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award for her work. Her poetry “is known for its gritty, street-wise narrators, details about urban life, and wicked wit.” Samples of Addonizio’s poetry can be found on the handout linked above.