Alison J. Stone


New York, NY 10003-3944
212 560 5690

Author's Bio



Alison Stone has published five full-length collections, Dazzle (Jacar Press, 2017), Masterplan, a book of collaborative poems with Eric Greinke (Presa Press, 2018), Ordinary Magic, (NYQ Books, 2016), Dangerous Enough (Presa Press 2014), and They Sing at Midnight, which won the 2003 Many Mountains Moving Poetry Award; as well as three chapbooks. A sixth, Caught in the Myth is forthcoming from NYQ Books in 2019. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Barrow Street, Poet Lore, and many other journals and anthologies. She has been awarded Poetry’s Frederick Bock Prize and New York Quarterly’s Madeline Sadin Award. She was recently Writer in Residence at LitSpace St. Pete. She is also a painter and the creator of The Stone Tarot. A licensed psychotherapist, she has private practices in NYC and Nyack.




Publications & Prizes

Sweet Nothings: Rock & Roll in American Poetry (Indiana State University Press, 1994)
Catholic Girls (Plume, 1992)
Ordinary Magic (NYQ Books, 2016)
Borrowed Logic (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2014)
Dangerous Enough (Presa Press, 2014)
From the Fool to the World (Parallel Press, 2011)
They Sing At Midnight (Many Mountains Moving, 2003)
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Many Mountains Moving
New York Quarterly
Paris Review
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Prizes won: 

Poetry's Frederick Boch Prize

New York Quarterly's Madeline Sadin Award

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Louise Gluck, Rilke, Diane Seuss, Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath, Jericho Brown

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Last update: May 14, 2019