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Ep. 58 Allison Adair | Gettysburg relics, poems of womanhood, and how nature reclaims us

Hi there,

What a great episode we have for you: Today I am arts calling Allison Adair!

About our Guest:
Allison Adair’s first collection, The Clearing, was selected by Henri Cole as winner of Milkweed’s Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. Her poems appear in American Poetry Review, Arts & Letters, Best American Poetry, Kenyon Review Online, and ZYZZYVA; and her work has been honored with the Pushcart Prize, the Florida Review Editors’ Award, the Orlando Prize, a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant, and first place in the Fineline Competition from Mid-American Review. Originally from central Pennsylvania, Allison teaches at Boston College and Grub Street.

Allison on Twitter:

Order The Clearing on Bookshop.

Order The Clearing on Amazon.

Stop by Allison’s website for recent publications!

Thanks for coming on the show, Allison!!

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