Alison Pelegrin


Covington, LA
Louisiana US

Author's Bio

Alison Pelegrin is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Waterlines (LSU Press 2016). The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, she lives in southeast Louisiana with her family. 

Publications & Prizes

Waterlines (Louisiana State University Press, 2016)
Hurricane Party (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2011)
Big Muddy River of Stars (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2007)
Our Lady of the Flood (Diode Editions, 2018)
Prizes won: 

NEA Fellowship,

Louisiana ATLAS Grant,

LEH Individual Artist Grant,

Akron Poetry Prize,

Diode Chapbook Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Meander, Spiral, Explode by Jane Alison, Kyrie by Ellen Bryant Voight, Appalachians Run Amok by Adrian Blevins, Olio by Tyehimba Jess, The Iliad by Homer, Trans Fagles

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Last update: Jun 24, 2019