ALISON STINE is a writer and visual artist. She is the author of SUPERVISION (HarperVoyagerUK, 2015) along with the books: WAIT (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011), OHIO VIOLENCE (University of North Texas Press, 2009), and the chapbook LOT OF MY SISTER (The Kent State University Press, 2001). Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The Paris Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, The Toast, and The Kenyon Review. A writer with the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, she has also been a storyteller on The Moth. She works as a freelance writer/reporter and lives in the foothills of Appalachia with with her son.