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

cropped-6895247710_447ca79803_o1.jpg(Image: Marcel Proust’s room, Musée Carnavalet)

  • I now teach writing at The New School. Check out my New Year’s Resolution online course on getting started for Catapult.
  • Lapham’s Quarterly published my essay, “How Deep Is Your Love?” (on the fairy tale castle Neuschwanstein, as the world’s greatest work of fan art) in the Fall 2017 Music Issue. My LQ Roundtable essay “History in Wax” was just selected as a Notable Essay for Best American Essays 2017!
  • Stay tuned for news about the next two books! Thanks for visiting!