ALISON STINE is a writer, teacher, and performer. Author of the books: Wait (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011), Ohio Violence (University of North Texas Press, 2009), and Lot of My Sister (The Kent State University Press, 2001), she is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.
With writing published in The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, Tin House, The Huffington Post, and The Nation, among others, her awards include the Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and the Brittingham Prize. Her original stage plays and musicals have been produced at the Cleveland Playhouse, La Habra Depot Theatre, and the Trilogy Theatre Group (Off-Broadway).
A recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Ali holds a B.A. from Denison University, an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. from Ohio University. Formerly the Emerging Writer at Gettysburg College, she has also taught creative writing, literature, and composition at Fordham University and Grand Valley State University. Since 2001, she has been on faculty at the Reynolds Young Writers' Workshop at Denison University. She lives in Appalachia.