Kim Addonizio (July 31, 1954) is an American poet and novelist. Addonizio was born in Washington, D.C., United States. She is the daughter of tennis champion Pauline Betz and sports writer Bob Addie (born Addonizio).
She briefly attended Georgetown University and American University before dropping out of both. She later moved to San Francisco and received a B.A. and M.A. from San Francisco State University. She has taught at San Francisco State University and Goddard College.
She has a daughter, actress Aya Cash, and currently lives in Oakland, California.