Alison Stine

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Alison Stine is a writer in Appalachia. Her debut novel The Grower will be published by Mira (HarperCollins) in September 2020, followed by the novel Trashlands in 2021. She is the author of five other books, including the poetry collections Wait (University of Wisconsin Press), winner of the Brittingham Prize, and Ohio Violence (University of North Texas Press), winner of the Vassar Miller. Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Atlantic, Poetry, The Nation, The Paris Review, Tin House, The Toast, and many others. She has a PhD from Ohio University, and works as a freelance journalist. In 2015, she was awarded a Literature Fellowship from the NEA for her essays. 

Literary agent: 
Eric Smith

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
Big Water (Main Street Rag, 2008)
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Literary Cash: Writings Inspired by the Lengendary Johnny Cash (BenBella Books, 2007)
Journals: ,
Georgetown Review
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Pebble Lake Review
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Santa Clara Review
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Words on Walls

Fiction

Book:
SUPERVISION (HarperCollins Publishers, 2015)
Journals: ,
Kenyon Review
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Paris Review
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Swink
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Tin House

Poetry

Anthologies:
Satellite Convulsions:Poems from Tin House (Tin House/Bloomsbury, 2008)
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Bedside Guide to the No-Tell Motel: 2nd Floor (No Tell Books, 2007)
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Shooting the Rat (Hanging Loose Press, 2003)
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Luna, Luna: Creative Writing Ideas from Spanish and Latino Literature (Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 1997)
Books: ,
Ohio Violence (University of North Texas Press, 2009)
Chapbook:
Lot of My Sister (Kent State University Press, 2001)
Prizes won: 

NEA Literature Fellowship, Ruth Lilly Prize from the Poetry Foundation, Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council Grant, Brittingham Prize, Vassar Miller Prize, Wick Poetry Chapbook Prize, Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
OH
Ohio
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Last update: Sep 05, 2019