Allie Rigby


Tustin, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Allie Rigby is a poet, editor, and educator with roots in the chaparral and desert landscapes of Southern California. She writes about the intersections of ecology, history, health, and community.

Allie received a master’s degree in English: Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, where she was awarded the William Dickey Fellowship for poetry. Her poems have appeared on Living on Earth Radio, Parentheses Journal, Manzano Mountain Review, Visitant Lit, and more. Honors include a Pushcart Prize nomination, a Best of the Net nomination, a Fulbright Fellowship to Romania, and contribution to Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. With Sunlight Editing, she provides guidance for authors, nonprofit leaders, health experts, creatives, and cultural critics.

Moonscape for a Child is her first book of poetry (Bored Wolves, 2024).

Publications & Prizes

Moonscape for a Child (Bored Wolves, 2024)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Megan Fernandez, Ross Gay, Vievee Francis, Dubravka Ugresic, Susan Sontag, Victoria Chang, and Sherwin Bitsui.
What I'm reading now: 
I Do Everything I'm Told by Megan Fernandez

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Tustin, CA
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Last update: Mar 28, 2024