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Allison Benis White

Author's Bio

Allison Benis White is the author of Self-Portrait with Crayon, winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. Her second manuscript, “Small Porcelain Head,” was selected by Claudia Rankine for the 2011 Four Way Books Levis Prize, and is forthcoming in early 2013. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and Pleiades. Her honors include the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, the Bernice Slote Award from Prairie Schooner, and a Writers Exchange Award from Poets & Writers. She teaches at the University of California, Irvine.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Small Porcelain Head (Four Way Books, 2013), Self-Portrait with Crayon (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2009)
Journals:
Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner
Prizes:
Levis Prize in Poetry, Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize

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Listing last updated: January 30, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Santa Monica, CA

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