About Alison

A former cellist and dancer, Alison Hurwitz now finds music and movement in the written word. She has been published in The Shore, Rust and Moth, Thimble Literary Magazine, River Heron Review, Gyroscope Review, Anti-Heroin Chic, SWWIM Every Day, Halfway Down the Stairs, Minyan Magazine, ONE ART, Blue Heron Review, and others. Her work is forthcoming in Sky Island Journal, The South Dakota Review, Carmina Magazine, Hole in the Head Review, and South Florida Poetry Journal. Alison was a finalist for the grand prize in Volume 2 of Poetry in the Time of Coronavirus, and received an honorable mention from Tiferet Journal for its annual poetry award. She is a two-time 2023 Best of the Net nominee. On the second Sunday of each month, Alison facilitates a free online poetry reading, Well-Versed Words, facebook.com/Iambicreative. She lives with her husband, two sons and rescue dog in North Carolina. When not writing, she officiates weddings and memorial services, takes long walks in the woods with her family, and dances with abandon in her kitchen.

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