Allison Benis White

biography


BIOGRAPHY
 

Allison Benis White is the author of Please Bury Me in This (Four Way Books 2017) and Small Porcelain Head, selected by Claudia Rankine for the Levis Prize and named a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award in Poetry and the California Book Award. Her first book, Self-Portrait with Crayon, received the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She has received honors and awards from the San Francisco Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, The Writer’s Center, and Poets & Writers magazine. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.

Contact Allison at allison.white@ucr.edu.


 

 


Allison Benis White

 

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