Kim Addonizio has written poetry, poetry guides, fiction and non-fiction books. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Fellowships and was a finalist for the National Book Award. After receiving her BA and MA from San Francisco State University, she taught there and currently teaches in the MFA program at Goddard College. She was also a founding editor of the journal Five Fingers Review. Mortal Trash, Addonizio’s new poetry collection, pulls readers into the beauty and absurdity of our time on earth.