Allison Benis White



Allison Benis White is the author of Small Porcelain Head, selected by Claudia Rankine for the Four Way Books Levis Prize and named a Library Journal Best Book of 2013, and Self-Portrait with Crayon, winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Her honors include the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, an Emerging Writers Fellowship from The Writer’s Center, and the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Literary Award. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.

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