Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Kim Addonizio is the author of several acclaimed poetry collections, including "Tell Me," a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award. Her most recent collection is "What Is This Thing Called Love" (Norton, 2004) and she made her fiction debut late this summer with the novel "Little Beauties" (Simon & Schuster, 2005). Her poetry and fiction have appeared widely in literary journals and anthologies, including "The Paris Review," "Microfiction" and "American Poetry Review." The recipient of several awards, including two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pushcart Prize, she lives in California.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Kim Addonizio