Welcome to Alison’s page, a cork-lined writing refuge! Latest updates below….

(Image: Marcel Proust’s room, Musée Carnavalet)


  • I’ve just accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Writing at Eugene Lang College at The New School!
  • My essay “How Deep Is Your Love?(Lapham’s Quarterly, Fall 2017 Music Issue) was named a Notable in The Best American Essays 2018. My other Lapham‘s essay, “History in Wax,” was a Notable in The Best American Essays 2017.
  • My next online “Getting Started” course at Catapult will be on Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18 (8pm EST/5pm PST). Sign up!

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