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Originally from central Pennsylvania, Allison Adair now lives in Boston, where she teaches at Boston College and Grub Street. Her first collection, The Clearing, was selected by Henri Cole as winner of Milkweed's Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, and her recent poems have appeared in Arts & Letters, Best American Poetry, Image, Kenyon Review Online, North American Review, Pleiades, Quarterly West, and ZYZZYVA. Her work has been honored with the Pushcart Prize, the Florida Review Editors' Award, the Orlando Prize from A Room of Her Own Foundation, first place in Mid-American Review's Fineline Competition, and a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Adair is also interested in flash fiction, genre experiments, and the literary hybrid, and her digital collaborations with novelist Christopher Boucher have been featured at The Rumpus and Electric Literature.
Winning Entry: Memento Mori: Bell Jar with Suspended Child
Contest Won: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest 2019, Honorable Mention, Margaret Reid