Poetry reading by Kim Addonizio on April 5 & 6

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.

Alpharetta Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Room 1140
Clarkston Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • JCLRC – L1100

Dunwoody Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Building B, Room 2102
Newton Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • Building 2N, Room 1100

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.

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