Dorothy Parker's Elbow

Dorothy Parker's Elbow

Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos

By Kim Addonizio (Editor); Cheryl Dumesnil (Editor)

Warner Books (NY), Paperback, 9780446679046, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2002

Previously considered the domain of bikers and a rite of passage in the services, tattoos have crawled from society's fringes and onto the ankles of starlets and the biceps of bankers. In this volume, stories from writers including Sylvia Plath and Ray Bradbury capture the tattoo experience.

About the Author
Kim Addonizio is a fiction writer, poet, and teacher. Her poetry collections include Tell Me, a finalist for the National Book Award, What Is This Thing Called Love, and Lucifer at the Starlite. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Fellowships, and two Pushcart Prizes. She lives in Oakland, California.