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

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

Latest News:

  • My next online “Getting Started” course at Catapult will take place on Thursdays, September 13-27, 8pm EST/5pm PST.
  • Gratitude to The New York Times Sunday Review, The Believer, and Longreads  for publishing my latest three essays. I can’t believe how fortunate I am.
  • A great year with Lapham’s Quarterly: they published “How Deep Is Your Love?” in the Fall 2017 Music Issue. “History in Wax” was a Notable in The Best American Essays 2017.

Thanks for visiting!