Sharon Dolin + Kim Addonizio for HITCHCOCK BLONDE


Authors Sharon Dolin and Kim Addonizio discuss Dolin's memoir of writing, fathers + daughters, pop culture, and poetry: Hitchcock Blond. This event is via Crowdcast. RSVP via the ticket button below for the link and password! You can preorder the book, order it during the event, or order it when you RSVP with your ticket. We got options! We just want you to enjoy reading this awesome book and chatting with these swell authors. This event is cosponsored with The Poets House.


Hitchcock Blonde is the first work of prose from acclaimed poet Sharon Dolin. Written in a style that, in the words of National Book Award winner Terrance Hayes, is “infused with an uncanny mix of flirt and fury,” this candid, ingenious book traces the life, work, and relationships of the narrator through the lens of ten Hitchcock films. These movies, a formative part of Dolin’s childhood—and ever-present in her nightmares—are used to frame and draw comparisons to important episodes from her coming of age and beyond.


Sharon Dolin is the award-winning author of six poetry collections, most recently Manual for Living and Whirlwind. Her translation of Gemma Gorga’s Book of Minutes, published last year, was long listed for the 2020 Best Translated Book Awards. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. Follow her on Twitter @SharonDolin and for more information visit her website: She lives in New York City.


Kim Addonizio has published a dozen books of poetry and prose. Her latest are a poetry collection, Now We're Getting Somewhere (due March 2021) and a memoir, Bukowski in a Sundress: Confessions from a Writing Life.


Event date: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Washington, DC 20011
Hitchcock Blonde: A Cinematic Memoir Cover Image
Available to order- email
ISBN: 9781949597080
Availability: Special Order
Published: Terra Nova Press - June 16th, 2020