Allison Landa

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Berkeley, CA 94703

Author's Bio

I am a Berkeley-based writer and performer who earned an MFA in creative writing from St. Mary's College of California. I write fiction, memoir, poetry, and solo-performance pieces, and am currently completing and editing RUNNING INTO, a memoir about living with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. I have also taught writing workshops at the Alameda Literati Book Fair in Alameda, CA, and have served as fiction editor for MARY, the graduate-student journal at St. Mary's College. In addition, I have performed on stages in San Francisco, New York, and Austin, TX. Please visit me online at www.allisonlanda.com.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Cherry Bleeds, Clean Sheets, Defenestration, Dirt Press, New Works Review, Pindeldyboz, Poetica Magazine, Starving Arts Literary Magazine, Swagazine, The Furnace Review, The Ledge, Word Riot
Prizes Won: 
September 2009: Resident, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH July 2009: Resident, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE December 2006: Resident, Julia and David White Artists Colony

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
I Like Being Killed by Tibor Fischer
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
San Diego, CA
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Last updated: Feb 16, 2011