Welcome to Alison’s page. Check out this sunrise, then see the latest updates below!

(Normally I’ve got a pic of Marcel Proust’s room here, because this website is a cork-lined writing refuge. But now I’m going for sunrises and fresh starts. Joshua Tree, Jan. 2018, a succulent-lined writing refuge)

Latest News:

  • You can sign up for my three-session Getting Started course at Catapult on Thursdays (March 29 and April 5 and 12, 2018), 8pm EST, 5pm PST.
  • Longreads has just published my latest essay, “The Man in the Mirror“: on rape, men, trust, intimacy…and Instagram.
  • A great year for me at Lapham’s Quarterly: they published “How Deep Is Your Love?” in the Fall 2017 Music Issue. “History in Wax” was selected as a Notable for The Best American Essays 2017.
  • Thanks for visiting!