Allison Grayhurst

Toronto, ON

Author's Bio

Allison Grayhurst is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets. Three of her poems have been nominated for Sundress Publications "Best of the Net" 2015, and she has over 850 poems published in more than 380 international literary magazines, journals and anthologies in Canada, United States, England, India, Ireland, China, Scotland, Wales, Bangladesh, Romania, Austria, New Zealand, Colombia and Australia. Her book Somewhere Falling was published by Beach Holme Publishers in 1995. Since then she has published twelve other books of poetry and seven collections with Edge Unlimited Publishing. Prior to the publication of Somewhere Falling she had a poetry book published, Common Dream, and four chapbooks published by The Plowman. Her poetry chapbook The River is Blind was published by Ottawa publisher above/ground press December 2012. In 2014 her chapbook Surrogate Dharma was published by Kind of a Hurricane Press, Barometric Pressures Author Series. In 2015, her book No Raft – No Ocean was published by Scars Publications. More recently, her book Make the Wind was published in April 2016 by Scars Publications. As well, her book Trial and Witness – selected poems, was published 2016 by Creative Talents Unleashed (CTU Publishing Group). She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband Kyp Harness, two children, two cats, a dog and a bird. She is a vegan for the animals. She also sculpts, working in clay.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbook: 
Surrogate Dharma
(Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014)
, The River Is Blind
(Above/Ground Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
Won ‘Bewildering Stories' "The 2011 Mariner Award for Short Poetry"

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
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Other
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Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Toronto, Canada
Raised in: 
Montreal, QC, Canada
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Last updated: Jun 07, 2016