About Alison Stine


Alison Stine is a writer

She works as a reporter and editor in Appalachia. Her debut adult novel The Grower will appear from Mira in fall 2020.

Her other books include Ohio Violence (University of North Texas Press) and The Protectors (Little A).

Her essay “On Poverty” went viral at The Kenyon Review. Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Paris Review, Tin House, The Toast, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. She wrote multiple articles for Jezebel on Appalachian crime. She has reported on education, poverty, and policy for Reuters, Equal Voice News, TakePart, and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.

Her visual work appears regularly at The Rumpus, and she has been a storyteller on the public radio program The Moth

A 2016 NEA Fellow, she has received the Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and was runner-up in the Power Literary Reporting Award from NYU Journalism. She holds a PhD from Ohio University, and lives in the Appalachian foothills of rural Ohio.